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Beyond The Dinosaurs: Monsters Of The Air And Sea

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Strange and wonderful creatures shared the earth with the dinosaurs. Kronosaurus ruled the seas with teeth as big as bananas and jaws more powerful than a Tyrannosaurus rex's. Flying Pterodaustro spit water through hundreds of long, thin teeth. Deinosuchus, the giant crocodile, preyed on unlucky dinosaurs. These and other amazing animals are introduced to young readers in ...more
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Published June 1st 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers
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D. Hoggatt
Feb 01, 2014 D. Hoggatt rated it it was ok
Without the first page of text, I would have rated this book higher. The book clearly declares an old earth, and thus, evolutionary theory. Otherwise the book remains neutral and presents interesting information to young, new readers.
Renee
Apr 24, 2008 Renee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: early-reader
Pteranodons are, in fact, not dinosaurs as Charlotte Lewis Brown explains, although they are monsters of the air. Each animal has two full pages of description and realistic pictures. This is not quite a chapter book - it has a table of contents with the page numbers. The back cover states that it is, “a high-interest story for developing readers” and this is exactly what it is. Boys will clamber to read, “Beyond the Dinosaurs.”

Positively reviewed in SLJ and Horn Book

Jennie
Apr 08, 2008 Jennie rated it liked it
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Brown introduces children to the creatures who shared the air and the sea with the dinosaurs. Action filled illustrations and short descriptions show readers a glimpse of life during the Jurassic period.

Dynamic illustrations that children would be drawn to – particularly young boys. Although the feeding scenes may be slightly gruesome for more sensitive children.
Karina Espinales
Oct 13, 2012 Karina Espinales rated it it was amazing
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It would be good for students in second grade because they are learning how to read well. It explains the characteristics of animals and where they live. It is a non-fiction book.
Amy
This book is a beginning reader that would be fun for someone that loves dinosaurs. It is very informative and at a little bit higher reading level.
Emilia
Jun 27, 2012 Emilia rated it it was amazing
I think kids that read this book will be very engaged. Good information about a subject children love.
Marylou R.
Jul 11, 2012 Marylou R. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Great fun! My son loved it & it's a good reminder there are other cool Pre-historic creatures!
Sammy Long
Aug 11, 2011 Sammy Long rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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good informational text i even learned alot
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Jun 17, 2016 Aiden rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Scholastic book club purchase.
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I have always loved studying science and writing stories. I was thrilled to be able to combine these interests in my three non-fiction children’s books about prehistoric animals. When I am not writing or working as a vertebrate paleontologist, I keep busy teaching college-level classes on dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. I currently live in Western Washington.

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