D is for Dinosaur: A Prehistoric Alphabet

 
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Did dinosaurs really die out or is it possible they are still with us today? And what's bigger and scarier than the T-rex? From A to Z, D is for Dinosaur: A Prehistoric Alphabet provides the answers and current theories behind these questions, along with other fascinating aspects of prehistoric life. Paleontologists aren't the only ones who have made contributions to the study of dinosaurs. Some important discoveries were found by children including 12-year-old Mary Anning! Dramatic, action-filled paintings let readers of all ages roam the prehistoric world. From the ferocious Giganotosaurus (the biggest meat-eater known) to the most famous dinosaur that never lived (Ultrasaurus), budding scientists will discover new facts and explore challenging new theories in D is for Dinosaur.

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Specifications

  • Dewey: 567.9
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585362424): 48 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2008, 09/05/2007
  • Subject: Language Arts
  • Series: Science Alphabet

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
  • ATOS Reading Level: 6.8
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 119116
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Contributors

Author: Todd Chapman

After graduating from college with a diploma in Design Arts, Todd Chapman began his first job as a toy designer, designing children’s toys and games. His career has since taken him into many areas of the high tech world including printing and publishing, film and animation, networking and the World Wide Web.

Illustrator: Lita Judge

Author and illustrator Lita Judge has a degree in geology from Oregon State University and has worked as an environmental geologist and a paleobotanist. Her fascination with dinosaurs led her to work on paleontology digs with the Tyrell Museum at Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. Lita writes and illustrates children’s books from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire.