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Spiked Scorpions and Walking Whales

Modern Animals, Ancient Animals, and Water

by Claire Eamer
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, zoology

Swim with ancient creatures in the watery depths and meet their modern-day descendants.

Following in the steps of the acclaimed Super Crocs & Monster Wings, this highly engaging book looks at how many modern day animals came from the sea.

From 112-million-year-old platypuses to sea scorpions as large as crocodiles, readers will discover the ancient c …

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Super Crocs and Monster Wings

Modern Animals' Ancient Past

by Claire Eamer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, zoology

Strange animals from long ago linked to their unexpected modern relatives.

It's hard to imagine, but about 99% of all the species that ever lived are already extinct. Some died off suddenly during global catastrophes, while others gradually disappeared as the world evolved. But some animals didn't vanish altogether, and their distant relatives li …

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Canadian Dinosaurs

by Elin Kelsey
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

Did you know that Canada is one of the best places in the world to study dinosaurs? Every year, a new species of dinosaur is found in Alberta’s Dinosaur Provincial Park — and some scientists think that we’ve discovered a mere 1% of all dinosaurs. Each new discovery sparks a whole new range of questions to be investigated! From the Wow Canada! …

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¿Qué es un dinosaurio?

by Niki Walker & Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, fossils

Kids of all ages are enthralled by these ancient reptiles! What is a Dinosaur? reveals the different types of dinosaur bodies, feeding and hunting habits, nests, eggs, fossils, and extinction theories. Striking, full-color illustrations highlight some of the more than 800 species.

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Jurassic Poop

What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind

by Jacob Berkowitz, illustrated by Steve Mack
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, biology

Left by an animal long ago, this durable doo-doo survived the long journey through the ages. It started out stinky, but now it's frozen, dried or turned to rock. To a scientist, it's anything but gross --- it's a priceless artifact that can help piece together the puzzle of ancient life.

Funny and informative, Jurassic Poop is flush with amazing fac …

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Pachyrhinosaurus

The Mystery of the Horned Dinosaur

by Monique Keiran
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 14
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, fossils

Pachyrhinosaurus follows two separate stories: the discovery of Pachyrhinosaurus fossils at Pipestone Creek in northwestern Alberta, and the story of a single Pachyrhinosaurus herd and the events that led to its abrupt demise 76 million years ago. Each story is compellingly told and accompanied by dynamic illustrations and photographs.

 

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