What Happened To The Dinosaurs?

Paperback | June 21, 2000

byFranklyn M Branley, FRANKLYN M. BRANLEYIllustratorMarc Simont

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What happened to the dinosaurs?

For millions of years these fantastic creatures roamed our planet. Then, suddenly, they all disappeared. Scientists wonder why. What could have caused this huge extinction 65 million years ago?

In this enlarged edition, distinguished writer Franklyn M. Branley and award-winning artist Marc Simont provide the perfect introduction to an always fascinating subject - the disappearance of the dinosaurs.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1989 (NSTA/CBC)

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Nobody knows exactly what happened to the dinosaurs, but scientists have many theories. This informative, beautifully illustrated book discusses some of those theories and tells why the scientists believe what they do. Full-color illus.

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What happened to the dinosaurs?For millions of years these fantastic creatures roamed our planet. Then, suddenly, they all disappeared. Scientists wonder why. What could have caused this huge extinction 65 million years ago?In this enlarged edition, distinguished writer Franklyn M. Branley and award-winning artist Marc Simont provide t...

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.08 inPublished:June 21, 2000Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451054

ISBN - 13:9780064451055

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Nobody knows exactly what happened to the dinosaurs, but scientists have many theories. This informative, beautifully illustrated book discusses some of those theories and tells why the scientists believe what they do. Full-color illus.

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"Discusses the many theories behind the extinction of dinosaurs and the techniques used by scientists to solve this great mystery.Handsome washes instill the reptiles with character and also convey a sense of mystery. A stellar offering." (BL.)