JURASSIC POOP: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind by Jacob BerkowitzJURASSIC POOP: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind by Jacob Berkowitz

JURASSIC POOP: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind

byJacob BerkowitzIllustratorSteve Mack

Paperback | August 1, 2006

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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 facts, stories and activities. Learn how to spot ancient poop imposters. Meet dung detectives getting to the bottom of history's hind-end mysteries. Find out how poop gets preserved and discover what it can tell us about dinosaurs, humans and many other animals from long ago. So hold your nose and take a journey back in time to see what tales ancient poop has to tell.
Jacob Berkowitz is a science writer who lives near Ottawa, Ontario. He has written for The Globe and Mail, the Ottawa Citizen and other publications. Jurassic Poop is his first book for children.Steve Mack is an illustrator who has illustrated many books including, Jurassic Poop, Hide and Seek Dinosaurs and Steve Mack's ABC. When not i...
Title:JURASSIC POOP: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left BehindFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11 × 8.6 × 0.45 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.6 × 0.45 inPublished:August 1, 2006Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1553378679

ISBN - 13:9781553378679

Appropriate for ages: 8


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Awkward Title, Interesting Info I liked the facts in this book when I read it for Silver Birch. Awkward carrying a book around with this title, but a good read nonetheless.
Date published: 2017-01-16

Editorial Reviews

Technically, the book is superbly organized, and written in a zippy, engaging style that balances fact with fun... any young reader fascinated with prehistoric life will love Jurassic Poop.-Quill & Quire, Starred Review