The Extinct Alphabet Book

The Extinct Alphabet Book


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Learn about the five-eyed Opabinia and the Four-toed Horse. Speculate about the life of the Jamaican Long-tongued Bat. Discover the fate of the beautiful Quagga. But don't look for any dinosaurs in this book. There aren't any!

Millions of creatures other than dinosaurs are now extinct. In true alphabet book tradition, the author has found twenty-six of the most extraordinary past-inhabitants of the Earth.

Jerry Pallotta and Ralph Masiello team up to provide exciting, accurate text and illustrations filled with unusual and amusing insight that will satisfy fans of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881064704
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 07/01/1993
Series: Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 770,170
Product dimensions: 8.58(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.24(d)
Lexile: IG630L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere.

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M is for Moa. This huge bird was almost twice as tall as the tallest basketball players, but it could not fly. Today there is no Moa. Did you know that many people now think some dinosaurs evolved into birds?


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Copyright © 1993 Jerry Pallotta.
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