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Books About Dinosaurs

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[Dougal Dixon's Dinosaurs)] Dixon, Dougal
Boyds Mills Press (1993) Hardcover - 160 pages
Dougal Dixon's Dinosaurs
Amazon synopsis: Recommended by the paleontologists of The Dinosaur Society, this thoroughly researched treasury of dinosaurs comes complete with full-color illustrations and photographs and includes answers to frequently asked questions about the ancient reptiles.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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Gardom, Tim and Angela Milner
The Book of Dinosaurs: The Natural History Museum Guide
Amazon synopsis: An illustrated exploration of the development, habits, and demise of the dinosaurs--based on the collection of London's Natural History Museum--reveals the incredible diversity of life from the Mesozoic Era and explains the latest theories concerning the reptiles.
Out of Print

[Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books)]

Lindsay, William
The Great Dinosaur Atlas
Simon & Schuster (1992) Hardcover
Amazon description: A guide to the prehistoric world of dinosaurs with maps, artwork, text, and pictorial spreads.
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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Norman, David and Angela Milner
Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books)
Knopf (1989) Hardcover - 63 pages
Amazon description: Full-color photos. "From cover to cover, this openly invites the reader to discover the delights of dinosaurs. The visual appeal is impressive. The text is informative. Fossilization, skeleton reconstruction, and a superb time scale round out a stunning and compelling book. Complete, authoritative, exact, and imaginative, it is sure to survive when other dinosaur books become extinct."
Reading level: Ages 9-12
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