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The Age of Dinosaurs

The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals

Steve Brusatte

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Macmillan
29 June 2021
Think you know about dinosaurs? THINK AGAIN!

Discover the mind-blowing truth behind their REAL prehistoric story, told to you by the world's ultimate dinosaur professor. The Age of the Dinosaurs is a must-have for any young dinosaur-enthusiast!

You've likely seen Jurassic Park, heard of Godzilla and know about Rex in Toy Story. Dinosaurs are everywhere: on TV, in books, you can search them on the internet and see their bones at museums. And you MIGHT think you know everything there is to know about dinosaurs; but what if you've got it wrong?

Join modern-day dinosaur hunter Dr Steve Brusatte as he takes you on a brilliant prehistoric journey - armed with cutting edge technology, he is piecing together the complete story of how the dinosaurs ruled the earth for 150 million years. Discover their incredible true adventures, meet other dinosaur hunters, find out what it's like to be a paleontologist and even how it feels to discover a new type of dinosaur!
By:   Steve Brusatte
Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   198g
ISBN:   9781529060638
ISBN 10:   152906063X
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   29 June 2021
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 11 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr Steve Brusatte is the author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs and its junior edition The Age of the Dinosaurs, for young dinosaur-enthusiasts. He is a paleontologist on the faculty of the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He grew up in the Midwestern United States and has a BS in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago, MSc in Palaeobiology from the University of Bristol (UK), and PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Columbia University in New York. One of his particular research interests is the evolutionary transition between dinosaurs and birds and he is a noted specialist on the anatomy, genealogy, and evolution of the carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Velociraptor.

Reviews for The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals

A comprehensive look at the when, where, and why of dinosaurs. Interesting in-depth stories about ever popular dinosaurs are presented with comprehensive scientific evidence in an upbeat, kid-friendly way. Photographs and realistic drawings help bring the science to life. A treasure trove of information. * Kirkus * Steve Brusatte offers a sparkling account of his trade and its discoveries. * Wall Street Journal * An impressively comprehensive volume . . . With Brusatte maintaining an excited, conversational tone that refuses to underestimate its audience, more serious dinosaur aficionados will find much to learn and love. * Booklist * Brusatte hits a perfect note for young readers, infusing the text with his enthusiasm while making sophisticated vocabulary and concepts readily accessible . . . [his] work pops with all the excitement of a dinosaur-themed CSI show. Budding scientists and dinosaur enthusiasts will relish this deep dive into the detective work that comprises a fascinating field. * School Library Journal *


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