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Megabugs

And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by John Bindon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., prehistoric, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

Can you imagine a bug the size of a small crocodile? How about one bigger than a large basketball player? As scary as it may seem, supersized, insect-like critters such as these roamed Earth long before humans. In this peek into prehistory, award-winning science writer Helaine Becker introduces seven of these megabugs, the ancestors of modern-day i …

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Do You Know Dinosaurs?

by Alain M. Bergeron, illustrated by Sampar
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

Did you know... - The smallest dinosaur was barely the size of a chicken. - Dinosaurs built nests and laid eggs. - The Anatosaurus had a record set of 2,000 teeth. Find out all sorts of interesting things about dinosaurs and enjoy a chuckle along the way.

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Dinosaurs of the Alberta Badlands

by W. Scott Persons IV, illustrated by Julius T. Csotonyi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, environmental science & ecosystems

Home to the 2,500-km Fossil Trail, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, and Dinosaur Provincial Park—a UNESCO World Heritage site—the Alberta Badlands have unearthed more species of dinosaurs than anywhere else in the world and hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the fossil beds annually. Despite …

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Elliott's Guide to Dinosaurs

by Elliott Seah
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, composition & creative writing, archaeology

Have you ever wondered what the world looked like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth? Eight-year-old author Elliott Seah did, and took it upon himself to find out more. In his first book, he takes readers on a fact-filled exploration of these amazing creatures from our planet’s distant past. With lively illustrations, Elliott provides fascinating an …

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Dinosaur Jokes

by Nicholle Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: jokes & riddles, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

You will LOVE these hilarious dinosaur jokes:

Q: Why was the T-Rex wearing a Band-Aid? A: Because he had a dino-sore.

Q: Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl using the bathroom? A: Because the “p” is silent.

Q: What do you call it when a dinosaur gets in a car accident? A: Tyrannosaurus wreck!

Q: What do you call a dinosaur with a big vocabulary? A: …

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Plesiosaur Peril

illustrated by Daniel Loxton & Jim W.W. Smith
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, boys & men

In the Tales of Prehistoric Life series, award-winning author and illustrator Daniel Loxton uses stunningly realistic, state-of-the-art, computer-generated images to vividly re-create the undersea world of the Jurassic period. Featured here are creatures called plesiosaurs, marine reptiles distantly related to land-based dinosaurs. We follow the ta …

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How Big Were Dinosaurs?

illustrated by Lita Judge
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a Velociraptor for a walk, or try to brush a Tyrannosaur's teeth? We think of dinosaurs as colossal giants, but how big were they REALLY?
With kid-friendly text and seriously silly illustrations, this fact-filled book puts dinosaurs next to modern animals so that you can see exactly how they siz …

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Pterosaur Trouble

illustrated by Daniel Loxton & Jim W.W. Smith
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, boys & men

In the popular Tales of Prehistoric Life series, incredibly lifelike, computer-generated images illustrate action-packed stories about dinosaurs and their contemporaries. As this dramatic tale begins, Quetzalcoatlus, a huge pterosaur, is seen flying over a lush landscape looking for a good breakfast. He lands near a river with the hope of finding s …

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