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Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

(DK Eyewitness Books)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  65 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Kids can go on a visual tour of the prehistoric world, exploring the plants, the reptiles, the swimmers, the flyers, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and more in this comprehensive and fully updated visual celebration of prehistoric life.

Dinosaurs is not simply a catalog of facts--it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs.
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 3rd 2018 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published September 15th 1994)
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Tim
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting DK publication with lesser-known animals, combined with recent discoveries and old classics. Focus lies on Mesozoic wildlife.
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This is absolutely the definitive children's book on prehistoric creatures. It calls itself a book on dinosaurs, and there is an extensive dinosaur section, but it is really a comprehensive view of prehistoric life in general. It has excellent sections on early mammals and other prehistoric animals. It incorporates the discoveries that have made so many children's dinosaur books obsolete in recent years. Moreover, it is organized in a way that intrinsically educates children about how paleontolo ...more
DatSheffy
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
For a visual encyclopedia about "Dinosaurs", it really dedicates an excessive amount of space to everything non-dinosaur, especially invertebrates. Unfortunately, the quality is just not there, and the artwork suffers, significantly. This one does not seem to posses DK's magic touch. I would not recommend it.

Instead, as a greater alternative, you can check out "Knowledge Encyclopedia: Dinosaur!".
Pam Wilberding
Jul 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
we love dinosaurs
Whole And
Beautiful source for the dinosaur lover, broken down in categories that clarify the large variety of dinosaurs that existed.
Nichole
Sep 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Perfect dinosaur book for babies and toddlers.
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Jan 31, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The littlest dinosaur fans will love this book as will all dinosaur fans. I especially love the glittery stripes on the dinosaur on the front cover.
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Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and Pearson PL
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