Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-To-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages (Hardcover)

Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-To-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages Cover Image
By Thomas R. Holtz, Luis V. Rey (Illustrator)
$39.99
Special Order

Description


The one book every dinosaur fan needs

Written by one of the world's foremost experts on dinosaurs, this award-winning title honored by the NSTA and the AAAS is an essential addition to any dinophile's library, regardless of age Using casual language aimed at young people and non-scientists, it'sa guide to all aspects ofdinosaur science: how we figure out what dinosaurs looked like, how they lived, how they evolved, how they continue to live among us as birds, and much, much more.
It also includes brief entries on all 800+ "named" species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as sidebars by 33 world-famous paleontologists among them Robert T. Bakker, Jack Horner, Mark Norell, Scott Sampson, and Philip Currie. With 428-pages of lavish, museum-quality illustrations, and an exhaustive Web site maintained by the author of supplemental chapter updates, this the perfect gift that will educate AND entertain for many, many, MANY hours (And if that isn t enough, the jacket has a spectacular poster printed on the inside.)
Written in a casual language both young and adult paleo-nerds will find readable and enjoyable, this volume is seen asthe "Dinosaur Bible" by many enthusiasts of the subject, for its sheer completeness andscienciness. tvtropes.org

About the Author


DR. THOMAS R. HOLTZ, JR. (self-proclaimed King of the Dino Geeks ) is one of the world s leading experts on tyrannosaurs. He is the Faculty Director of the Science & Global Change Program at the University of Maryland in College Park, and a Research Associate in the Department of Paleobiology, Nation Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. He maintains a Web site of chapter updates to Dinosaurs at geol.umd.edu/ tholtz/dinoappendix. You can also follow him on Twitter @tomholtzpaleo. LUIS V. REY is the winner of the 2008 Lazendorf PaleoArt Award the most prestigious international award recognizing achievement in paleontological scientific illustration.He lives in London, England. You can follow his blog atluisvrey.wordpress.com."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375824197
ISBN-10: 0375824197
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2007
Pages: 427
Language: English