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Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia Book by ,

Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 0744021138
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Summary: 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. Part of the series of award-winning, best-selling DK encyclopedias for children, this title has been completely revised to provide a comprehensive visual exploration of the entire range of prehistoric animal life. Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia is not simply a catalog of facts and photos - it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs. More than 100 dinosaur species are featured, many illustrated with brand new artworks, exclusive to DK. The new images vividly reflect the very latest research into what these prehistoric creatures looked like, including thrilling new discoveries about feathered dinosaurs.

The Dinosaur Book Book by DK,John Woodward

The Dinosaur Book Book
  • Author : DK,John Woodward
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 0744042046
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Summary: An essential encyclopedia for young paleontologists containing over 1000 visual illustrations to learn more about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Engage in amazing interesting facts about dinosaurs - the most awe-inspiring creatures to have ever lived. The Dinosaur Book brings you face-to-face with incredible creatures in fully colored images and realistic digital reconstructions. The largest footprints in history aren't just a footnote. Believed to have lived between 230 - 65 million years ago, this ebook contains everything prehistoric from dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, to marine reptiles and early mammals, even prehistoric plants, some of which still live today. Find out about great herbivores and ferocious predators such as the Tyrannosaurus, Hadrosaur, Quetzalcoatlus and Stegosaurus. Learn about fun facts and recent discoveries like the amazing uncovering of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur. Go on the journey of history's longest-lived periods of life on the planet. Find out how amazing fossilized remains inform us about how they lived and how new feathered dinosaurs were discovered. The Dinosaur Book is filled with fun educational facts that will answer your young dino-lovers curiosity and take a detailed approach in explaining the "what, why and how's." A Face-To-Face Experience With Amazing Dinosaurs! Includes incredible images and hundreds of fascinating dinosaur facts. Discover the past as you read about an amazing array of prehistoric life forms, dinosaur fossils, what creatures lived before dinosaurs, the age of fish, early life on land and even explore which trees survived the big bang and are still with us today. Easy to read with detailed illustrations that makes the book even easier to understand, this dinosaur encyclopedia is a gem for young minds curious about prehistoric life on earth. The Dinosaur Book takes you on a journey through: -Before the Dinosaurs -The Age of Dinosaurs -The Marine World -The Rise of Animals -And more... This spectacular visual guide puts your young reader up close with amazing dinosaurs and other sensational prehistoric creatures. Learn about new dinosaur names, where they lived, what they ate, how they defended themselves, and much more.

The Big Book of Dinosaurs Book by DK

The Big Book of Dinosaurs Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 1465494537
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Summary: Get ready to roar with this updated edition of DK's beloved Big Book of Dinosaurs Dinosaurs fascinate young children, and this colorful catalog of those mysterious creatures from the past will keep even toddlers entertained for hours. Children will love spotting and learning to name all the different dinosaurs--from the fierce, meat-eating Tyrannosaurus and the long-necked, plant-eating Diplodocus to the armor-plated Stegosaurus and the tiny, hen-sized Compsognathus.

Dinosaur A to Z Book by Dustin Growick

Dinosaur A to Z Book
  • Author : Dustin Growick
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN Code: 0744030595
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Summary: A catalog of more than 150 dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures-listed in alphabetical order from Abelisaurus to Zuniceratops-that is perfect for children as young as five. Written by American Museum of Natural History educator Dustin Growick, Dinosaur A to Z is a colorful parade of the most exciting creatures that have ever lived and provides a line-up of the biggest, smallest, baddest, nicest, scaliest, and everything-in-between dinosaurs that have been discovered to date, as well as other prehistoric creatures of the air, land, and sea. Specially commissioned CGI images of children alongside the dinosaurs illustrate exactly how big-or small-each one was in comparison, and children can learn how to pronounce dinosaur names and discover the meaning behind each, and learn about different dinosaur shapes, sizes, and meals. Dinosaur A to Z is the perfect first visual dictionary for little dinosaur enthusiasts.

Philosophy A Visual Encyclopedia Book by DK

Philosophy A Visual Encyclopedia Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 074403826X
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Summary: The perfect book for young readers looking to explore some of life's biggest questions. Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: "What is real?", "What is the point of my existence?", "Why is there evil in the world?", and "What can I know?" These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this engaging and accessible introduction to philosophy, readers aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Vibrant, reader-friendly illustrations bring the history of ideas and thinking to life, and provide topics for reflection and debate. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young readers will explore the questions that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, freedom in society, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect readers with the theories presented so they can apply them to their own lives.

Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Visual Encyclopedia Book by Philip Wilkinson

Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: A Visual Encyclopedia Book
  • Author : Philip Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1465499474
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Summary: From lightning-wielding Zeus, the supreme Greek god, to protective Hathor, the Egyptian goddess of love - heroes, gods, and monsters are brought to life in these retellings of myths from around the world. Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek and Norse mythology, and a range of other cultures across more than 100 tales. Discover the fascinating myths of Anansi, the West African trickster god who takes the form of a spider; the story of the Wawilak Sisters of Arnhem Land in northern Australia, who form the land as they walk across it; or the Slavic tale of Ivan as he chases the mischievous Firebird. Read about ferocious, man-eating monsters such as the Minotaur and Fafnir the dragon, and the legendary heroes that fought them, like Theseus and Sigurd. Also included are the legends of Robin Hood, and of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, epics from Asia, such as the Mahabharata and Gilgamesh, and a host of tales from Aztec mythology and a range of other cultures. As well as offering the retellings themselves, Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories: a visual encyclopedia investigates the meanings of these primal stories, examining why these tales have stood the test of time over thousands of years. Themed features draw together elements that are common to myths from all over the world, such as shapeshifters, mythical beasts, and magical weapons. Panels on modern retellings, such as Percy Jackson and The Little Mermaid, help to show why these myths are still relevant to our lives today.

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia Book by DK

Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 1465456090
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Summary: Swimming with sharks sounds a terrifying prospect, but not when it is from the comfort of your living room. This comprehensive visual encyclopedia takes you deep into the world's waters to meet the deadliest ocean predators - without you even getting wet! Do you know which creature has tentacles longer than a bus? Or what was the largest shark that ever lived? Where does the tiger shark get its name? Which fish has the deadliest venom? And which fish has the strongest bite of anything on Earth? Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures answers all these questions and many, many more. More than 200 fierce fish from the past and present are featured in fact-packed profiles. You'll come face to face with great white sharks, manta rays, saltwater crocodiles, giant squid, biting barracudas, and predatory piranhas all shown with exciting CGI technology and stunning photography. You'll learn about shark anatomy, behaviour, and habitats alongside fun, factual text presented in an easily accessible format.?? Whether you're a water baby or simply studying for a school project, this is your one-stop shop for sharks and other deadly ocean creatures.

Ultimate Dinosaurs Book by DK

Ultimate Dinosaurs Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN Code: 1465418083
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Summary: A visual exploration of the monsters who once ruled the Earth, Ultimate Dinosaurs explores the prehistoric world through photographic galleries complemented by lively, informative text, making it a delightful reference tool for children and adults alike. Travel along a conveyor belt to see a prehistoric timeline, piece together the parts of a missing dinosaur at an archaeological dig, or discover the secrets of the Stegosaurus by looking at a close-up of its skeleton. In Ultimate Dinosaurs readers will learn more about the beasts of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras-including what dinosaurs ate, how they defended themselves, and what might have made them extinct.

A Concise Dictionary of Paleontology Book by Robert L. Carlton

A Concise Dictionary of Paleontology Book
  • Author : Robert L. Carlton
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-18
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 469
  • ISBN Code: 3030255867
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Summary: This new and significantly updated authored dictionary is a unique glossary of paleontological terms, taxa, localities, and concepts. It focuses primarily on identifying the most significant groups of fossil animals and plants in relation to their evolution and phylogeny. It also focuses on mass extinctions, on taxa that are problematic in some significant way, on the principal fossil-Lagerstätten of the world, and on historical turning points marked by index fossils. Although there are many current resources on the subject, none contains an accurate representation of the paleontological lexicon. Although well aware that the fast-changing field of paleontology will always defy any attempt at complete description, the author has attempted to provide an accurate and comprehensive set of about 4,000 entries that will be useful to professionals as well as to general readers of scientific literature without a background in paleontology.

Dinosaur Sculpting Book by Allen A. Debus,Bob Morales,Diane E. Debus

Dinosaur Sculpting Book
  • Author : Allen A. Debus,Bob Morales,Diane E. Debus
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2013-08-28
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN Code: 1476603553
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Summary: This new book, greatly expanded from the 1995 first edition, describes detailed, step-by-step procedures for sculpting, molding and painting original prehistoric animals. It emphasizes the use of relatively inexpensive materials including oven-hardening polymer clay and wire. Additional tips are offered on how to build distinctive dino-dioramas and scenes involving one’s own original sculptures that you will learn how to conceive and build. This book will appeal to a new generation who would like to break into the industry of paleosculpture. Techniques range from “basic” to “advanced.” The authors also discuss what it means to be a “paleoartist.”

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] Book by Marc Bekoff

Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] Book
  • Author : Marc Bekoff
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2009-11-25
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 685
  • ISBN Code: 0313352569
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Summary: A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. • Includes hundreds of alphabetically organized entries covering the full range of topics related to animal rights and welfare, including dog fighting, endangered species in zoos, animals as disease carriers, factory farming, veganism, and more • Encompasses the work of 150 contributors—experts from around the world that make up a virtual "who's who" in the broad areas of animal protection • Outlines a chronology of legislation and other important events that have had a significant impact on animal rights issues • Lists references for each entry, plus a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia

Hunting Africa Book by Angela Thompsell

Hunting Africa Book
  • Author : Angela Thompsell
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN Code: 1137494433
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Summary: This book recovers the multiplicity of meanings embedded in colonial hunting and the power it symbolized by examining both the incorporation and representation of British women hunters in the sport and how African people leveraged British hunters' dependence on their labor and knowledge to direct the impact and experience of hunting.