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The Best Book of Dinosaurs
The Best Book of Dinosaurs by Christopher Maynard is a thrilling look at the ever-popular world of dinosaurs--their size, their lives, their diets, and their mysterious extinction. Children's interest is further excited as the book zooms in on today's dinosaur discoveries--how scientists find and date fossils, and how whole dinosaur skeletons are pieced together.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 14th 2005 by Kingfisher
(first published March 2nd 1998)
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Jul 08, 2014 Kaethe rated it really liked it
It's a fine book, but I don't know that it's the best. Not that I can think of a better off the top of my head, but it hasn't really lingered in my mind as amazing or anything.
"The Best Book of Dinosaurs" is appropriate for grades K-2. It has realistic artwork and details about all kinds of dinosaurs, like T-Rex, Brachiosaurus, Allosaurus and more. It also goes into detail about the kinds of food they eat and how they give birth. There are step-by-step illustrations that explain how they lived and disappeared. It is a good read filled with useful information. The pictures depict dinosaurs of all sorts doing different things, like eating raw meat, fighting, and growing ...more