This picture book is a great teaching tool for your little one and for you. It is like a dictionary of dinosaurs for everybody. The pictures are clear, the colors are nice, and the dinosaurs are clearly labelled with its name. If you are ready to challenge your mind and prove to everyone that you are the king of dinosaurs knowledge, then pick up this book and prepare for the ultimate trivia experience. Test your fact knowledge as you look at some of the most captivating facts about dinosaurs.
Do you know that:
The scientific name for someone who studies Prehistoric life is a Paleontologist.
The smallest dinosaurs were called Lesothosaurus, they were about the size of a chicken.
The biggest dinosaur ever is believed to be a Sauropod called Amphicoelias. This gigantic dinosaur could have reached as long 60 metres (200 feet) in length and weighed up to 120 tons.
The weight of one Argentinosaurus was 120 tons – equal to 100 elephants.
Birds descended from a type of dinosaurs known as theropods.
Tyrannosaurus lived throughout what is now western North America 67 to 65.5 million years ago. Tyrannosaurus was a carnivore with a massive skull balanced by a long, heavy tail.
Although other theropods rivaled or exceeded Tyrannosaurus rex in size, it was the largest known tyrannosaurid and one of the largest known land predators, the most complete specimen measuring up to 12.3 m (40 ft) in length, up to 4 meters (13 ft) tall at the hips, and up to 6.8 metric tons in weight. The undisputed king of the Cretaceous, this dinosaur may have lived to the ripe old age of 100 years. These dinosaurs had the longest teeth of any known dinosaur, sturdy backbones, and muscular necks.
Man evolved around 65 million year after dinosaurs became extinct.
The skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex alone measured up to 1.5m (5ft) long.
As you read this book over and over to your child it won't be long before they are the ones pointing to the picture and telling you what it is. The author Katy Gleit wrote this book for her own two grandchildren: In "Dinosaurs: 101 Illustrated Fun Facts " your children are given a well-selected knowledge along with entertaining information about these amazing creatures. In addition, a set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a dinosaurs looks like.