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Dinosaurs (Kids)

These dinosaur books are for any child fascinated by prehistoric beasts.

The scale of dinosaurs by Joanna Brundle

"The scale of things means how one thing compares in size to another. In this book, appealing illustrations help kids understand scale by comparing many different kinds of dinosaurs by their length from head to tail"--

Some dinosaurs are small by Charlotte Voake

Presents the story of three big, fast, thieving dinosaurs hungrily encountering a slower dino who uses his smaller teeth to eat fruit and leaves.

Dinosaurs by Ruth A Musgrave

Introduces dinosaurs, describing popular species and how to pronounce their names.

Everything awesome about dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts! by Mike Lowery

"Discover all there is to know about dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts!" --Back cover

How do dinosaurs show good manners? by Jane Yolen

In rhyming text, naughty dinosaurs learn the importance of having good manners, saying "please" and "thank you," and never, ever making a mess.

Dinosaurs : fact and fable : truths, myths, and new discoveries! by Seymour Simon

"Scientists have dug up and uncovered many facts about dinosaurs—and in the process, they have come across many myths. This picture book digs deep into the Age of Dinosaurs, covering topics such as fossilization, plate tectonics, dinosaur diets, paleontology, extinction theories, dinosaur relatives, and more! Get ready to learn what we know about dinosaurs and what we still don’t know, and about the amazing new discoveries being made every single day."--Amazon.com

How do dinosaurs learn to read? by Jane Yolen

Told in rhyming text young dinosaurs learn to read, but only after many mishaps, like chewing their books and throwing them at the cat--but eventually they learn to respect their books, and treat them properly.

Dinosaurs can't roar by Layla Beason

"Rex, a cute dinosaur with a big imagination and a big attitude, meets a friendly paleontologist...and soon discovers what dinosaurs are really supposed to be like. Did you know that dinosaurs have feathers? Rex doesn't take the news too well and hilarityensues as the paleontologist helps the dinosaurs transform. In this unique take on dinosaur books for children, myths are busted with real facts in humorous rhymes and evolving art"--

We are the dinosaurs by Laurie Berkner

Dinosaurs eat, rest, roar, and march, making the earth flat.

Dinosaurs are not extinct : Real Facts About Real Dinosaurs by Drew Sheneman

"Award-winning author-illustrator Drew Sheneman brings budding paleontologists the truth about dinosaurs in this informative and hilarious nonfiction picture book that will teach kids everything they didn't know (and never thought to ask) about their favorite subject-Dinosaurs! A long, long time ago, planet Earth was full of dinosaurs. Giant dinosaurs that ate plants, meat-eating dinosaurs that walked on two feet, dinosaurs with armored frills-all KINDS of dinosaurs. Until an asteroid appeared in the sky. A big one. A hot one. A moving-very-fast one. When it hit, most of the plants and animals on Earth went extinct. It was the end of the dinosaurs . . . . . . Or was it? Actually, the latest research shows that the dinosaurs didn't all go extinct. They're still around us now. In fact, you've probably seen dinosaurs at the park, eaten dinosaurs for dinner, and maybe even cleaned dinosaur poop off your family's car. Who are these dinosaurs living all around us? Find out in this informative, hilarious,and 100 percent factual nonfiction picture book by award-winning author, illustrator, and beloved syndicated cartoonist Drew Sheneman"--

Absolute expert dinosaurs : all the latest facts from the field by Lela Nargi

A guide to dinosaurs reveals some of the latest finds from the field, along with information on such favorites as Tyrannosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops.

The big book of dinosaurs by Angela Wilkes

Uses models and illustrations to identify, and present facts about, more than one hundred dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs! by Nick Forshaw

A guide to dinosaurs provides information on the first dinosaurs, the age when they dominated life on Earth, different types, how they died out, fossil discoveries, and their modern descendants.

10 fascinating facts about dinosaurs by Rachel A Koestler-Grack

"Introduces the readers to dinosaurs"--

If you were a kid discovering dinosaurs by Josh Gregory

"Learn how fossils are formed, how scientists search for and unearth them, and what they can tell us about life in the distant past."--

Dinosaurs don't have bedtimes! by Timothy Knapman

A mom indulges her exuberant dinosaur son's fantasy play while gently steering him toward bedtime.

What was the age of the dinosaurs? by Megan Stine

The Age of Dinosaurs began about 250 million years ago. In the beginning they were quite small but over time they evolved into the varied and fascinating creatures that captivate our imaginations today. What we know about dinosaurs is evolving, too! We've learned that some dinosaurs were good parents, that dinosaurs could grow new teeth when old ones fell out, and that most dinosaurs walked on two legs. We've even discovered that birds are modern relatives of dinosaurs!
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