What’s Where on Earth Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life: The amazing history of earth’s most incredible animals

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What’s Where on Earth Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life: The amazing history of earth’s most incredible animals Authors: , Editor: Darren Naish Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Dorling Kindersley Ltd Pages: 160 Language: English ISBN: 9780241344194 Categories: , ,

Journey back in time and find out where the dinosaurs roamed. This unique children’s atlas explores each continent, revealing fossil sites and stories on every map. Part of the best-selling What’s Where on Earth series, this atlas is packed with?maps of early Earth and more than 40 profiles of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Stare down a T Rex in North America. Watch out for Velociraptors’ slashing claws in the Gobi Desert. Trek across the Siberian tundra and discover a woolly mammoth. This stunning book uses breathtaking computer-generated imagery to make every animal come to life. Using specially-commissioned maps, this dinosaur atlas also shows you what the world looked like millions of years ago. A modern 3D globe next to each map helps you understand the arrangement of the continents over time and why we find fossils where we do. You can see what palaeontologists have dug up over the centuries in each continent and learn how they put together a picture of the past from a puzzle of ancient clues. What’s Where on Earth: Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life reveals the prehistoric world as never before, and is an essential addition to the library of every young dinosaur expert.

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DK has excelled itself with this book...If you're looking for a book to inspire a dinosaur-loving child, you'll struggle to find one better and more accessible. * GeekDad *

Author Biography

Dr Darren Naish is a renowned palaeontologist. He has appeared on television including BBC News 24, Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, and Richard and Judy. He has written, or consulted on, a number of books, including DK's Dinosaurs: A Children's Encyclopedia and Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved (Natural History Museum). Chris Barker is a palaeontologist, holding degrees in Palaeobiology and Vertebrate Palaeontology. He has published his research widely, both in acclaimed academic journals such as Scientific Reports (part of Nature) and popular newspapers such as The Guardian.