In the Sky by Dougal Dixon
(Dinosaurs (Gareth Stevens))

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This brand-new addition to Barron's fascinating " Discoverology Series " takes young readers on a journey back in time to the Jurassic and Cretaceous eras--the age of dinosaurs. Like all " Discoverology " titles, " Dinosaurs " is filled with dramatic color illustrations and enhanced with interactive features that include panels to lift and extraordinary pop-ups. The accompanying text describes many of the different dinosaurs that thrived millions of years ago, including the flying Pterosaur and the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex. Here is an exciting introduction to paleontology that kids will also want to read for pure fun. Full-color illustrations on every page.

About Dougal Dixon

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Dougal Dixon was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1947. He received a bachelor of science degree in geology from the University of St. Andrews in 1970 and a master of science degree in 1972. He entered the publishing field in 1973 and became a freelancer in 1980. He is an internationally recognized authority on dinosaurs and is one of the most popular science writers in the United Kingdom. His books include After Man: A Zoology of the Future, The New Dinosaurs, Man After Man, and Time Exposure (aka The Age of Dinosaurs). He has also served as a special advisor for programs and motion pictures about dinosaurs in the United States, Great Britain and Japan. He received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism by the Educational Press Association of America in 1993, the Helen Roney Sattler Award in 1993, the Children's Book Council 1994 Outstanding Trade Science Book Award, and the Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award in 1996.
Published January 1, 2001 by ticktock Media Ltd. 36 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.