National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia, Second Edition (Hardcover)
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Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today! The new edition of the popular Nat Geo Kids Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favorites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds, like the Anzu, Kosmoceratops, and Yi. Every dino profile is colorfully illustrated and features descriptions of when they roamed the Earth, how they lived, what they ate, and more. There are more than 600 dinos featured in all, including 10 profiles of recently discovered dinosaurs and new entries in the Dino Dictionary. Reports from paleontologists present the latest news and insights from the field.
About the Author
"DINO" DON LESSEM has written more than 50 books on dinosaurs and other animals for children and adults. He led the construction of the largest dinosaur skeleton, Argentinosaurus, and the largest meat-eating dinosaur, Gigantosaurus. Lessem was adviser on the movie Jurassic Park. He has hosted and written television documentaries. He creates museum exhibitions on dinosaurs and created the two largest charities for dinosaur research.
Artist FRANCO TEMPESTA specializes in naturalistic illustration with a specialty in realistic illustration of dinosaurs and primitive mammals. From 1995 to 2001 he taught illustration at the Palladio's Institute of Graphic Design in Verona, Italy. Tempesta is the 2016 recipient of the Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize for 2-D art from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. He has illustrated several books for National Geographic Kids.