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Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure
Relive the wonder of Sea Monsters, National Geographic's 3-D Large Format Film, and learn more about these weird prehistoric creatures of the deep. Here's the Official Children's Companion Book to the giant-screen film which launches in October on giant screens nationwide. Sea Monsters leads kids into the Late Cretaceous Era, 80 million years ago. Stunning images of giant ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 9th 2007 by National Geographic Children's Books
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I knew this was a kids book. I knew it was a companion piece to a movie. However, I am truly surprised at how short the book is. This is a story of a female dolichorynchops (Dolly) from her birth to her fossilization. It is kind of a cute story, even if the inspiration is the giant shark tooth that fossilized with her in her fin. The quickness of the violent deaths of her mother and brother in such quick order suggests that the book maybe is not appropriate for kids after all. The lack of furthe ...more
Sep 24, 2008 Leelan rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: the Dinosaur geek in all of us!
The pictures are fabulous! The text is pretty good too. I have exchanged several emails with the consultant for this book and find him to be not only smart but approachable, easy to talk to. If you missed this in the theaters then you should definitely check it out on DVD.