The Simon & Schuster Children's Guide to Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

by Philip Whitfield

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing | September 30, 1992 | Hardcover

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A handsome guide to prehistoric animal life.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 96 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 0.39 in

Published: September 30, 1992

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0027623629

ISBN - 13: 9780027623628

Found in: Dinosaurs
Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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The Simon & Schuster Children's Guide to Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

The Simon & Schuster Children's Guide to Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

by Philip Whitfield

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 96 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 0.39 in

Published: September 30, 1992

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0027623629

ISBN - 13: 9780027623628

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

The age of the dinosaurs

Dinosaurs and their relatives

TRIASSIC

Life in the Triassic

Early Triassic/Europe, Africa, Asia

Middle Triassic/Europe

Middle Triassic/North and South America

Focus on: Mammal-like reptiles -- the ancestors of mammals

Late Triassic/Europe

Late Triassic/North America

EARLY JURASSIC

Life in the Early Jurassic

Early Jurassic/Europe

Early Jurassic/Africa and Asia

Focus on: Ichthyosaurs -- the swimming reptiles

Early Jurassic/North America

LATE JURASSIC

Life in Late Jurassic

Late Jurassic/Europe

Late Jurassic/Africa

Late Jurassic/Asia

Focus on: Stegosaurs -- the armored plant-eaters

Late Jurassic/North America

EARLY CRETACEOUS

Life in the Early Cretaceous

Early Cretaceous/Europe

Early Cretaceous/Asia

Focus on: Pterosaurs -- the flying reptiles

Early Cretaceous/North America

LATE CRETACEOUS

Life in the Late Cretaceous

Late Cretaceous/Europe

Late Cretaceous/Asia

Focus on: Tyrannosaurs -- the tyrant lizards

Late Cretaceous/North America

Focus on: Maiasaura -- the "good mother lizard"

Late Cretaceous/North America

Index

Further reading

Acknowledgments

From the Publisher

A handsome guide to prehistoric animal life.

From Our Editors

What did Triceratops do with its horns? How did Dromaeosaurus bring down its larger prey? Why do scientists call Maiasaura "good mother lizard?" Find the answers to these and other secrets of the prehistoric world in this authoritative and fully illustrated companion volume to The Macmillan Animal Encyclopedia for Children. Full color.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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