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David Hone is based at the University of London, where he is Lecturer in Zoology at Queen Mary University of London. He has published more than 50 academic papers on dinosaur biology and behaviour, with tyrannosaurs being of particular research interest, and his fieldwork has included some time on the famous Chinese deposits. David writes a regular blog for the Guardian, Lost Worlds, a major source of dino-info for the general public. David includes among his writing credits the BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs website. He has appeared on the Discovery Channel, BBC Radio 5 Live and RTE, been a consultant for National Geographic documentaries, and written articles for New Scientist, The Times, The Independent, The Telegraph, The New York Times, and many others. @Dave_Hone
Gripping and wonderfully informative -- Tom Holland * New Statesman * Spectacular * Nature * This book is a useful introduction to some of the most wonderfully terrifying animals ever to walk the Earth. * Wall Street Journal * In a single book Hone has been able to offer an up-to-date and exhaustive look at almost everyone's favourite dinosaur. What emerges ... is a living breathing animal that we are really just beginning to understand. * Spectator * ...Detailed and rigorous ... David Hone's enthusiasm for his subjects shines through, whether he's explaining their social lives, their evolution or their unique pelvic anatomy. * BBC Wildlife * If most of what you know about Tyrannosaurs is based on old Japanese movies or the Jurassic Park franchise, there will be many surprises ... a welcome touchstone volume for lovers of the terrible lizards. -- Natural History Hone provides a solid meal to feed the popular fascination with these tyrant lizards, easily digestible but made from ingredients that, at least in paleontological terms, are quite fresh. * Publisher's Weekly * This volume is the go-to for tyrant dinosaurs. * Library Journal * This book is easily read and understood. Adults will understand the information provided and ... interested young people will get much from it as well. * Prehistoric Times * This is an awesome dinosaur book. -- Professor Xu Xing, Chinese Academy of Sciences Dinosaurs are endlessly fascinating, and the massive, blood-thirsty tyrannosaurs are most popular (and scary) of the lot! Here, renowned dinosaur expert David Hone reveals their story, and how we know what we know about these most amazing of ancient reptiles. -- Professor Mike Benton, University of Bristol Tyrannosaurs are probably the world's favourite dinosaurs. But what do we really know about this group? David Hone reviews the biology, history, evolution, and behaviour of the tyrant kings - an excellent read, containing the very latest in our understanding of Tyrannosaurus rex and its closest relatives. -- Dr Tom Holtz, University of Maryland