The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals
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The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals

by Steve Brusatte

Think you know about dinosaurs? THINK AGAIN! Discover the mind-blowing truth behind their REAL prehistoric story, told to you by the world's ultimate dinosaur professor. The Age of the Dinosaurs is a must-have for any young dinosaur-enthusiast! You've likely seen Jurassic Park, heard of Godzilla and know about Rex in Toy Story. Dinosaurs are everywhere: on TV, in books, you can search them on the internet and see their bones at museums. And you MIGHT think you know everything there is to know about dinosaurs; but what if you've got it wrong? Join modern-day dinosaur hunter Dr Steve Brusatte as he takes you on a brilliant prehistoric journey - armed with cutting edge technology, he is piecing together the complete story of how the dinosaurs ruled the earth for 150 million years. Discover their incredible true adventures, meet other dinosaur hunters, find out what it's like to be a paleontologist and even how it feels to discover a new type of dinosaur!

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  • Binding : Paperback / softback
  • Number of Pages : 272
  • Publisher : Macmillan Children's Books
  • Weight : 198g
  • Product Code : 9781529060638
  • Dimension : 197 x 130 x 19 mm

About Author

Steve Brusatte

Dr Steve Brusatte is the author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs and its junior edition The Age of the Dinosaurs, for young dinosaur-enthusiasts. He is a paleontologist on the faculty of the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He grew up in the Midwestern United States and has a BS in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago, MSc in Palaeobiology from the University of Bristol (UK), and PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Columbia University in New York. Steve is widely recognized as one of the leading paleontologists of his generation. He has written over one hundred peer-reviewed scientific papers during his decade of research in the field, named and described over ten new species of dinosaurs, and led groundbreaking studies on how dinosaurs rose to dominance and went extinct. One of his particular research interests is the evolutionary transition between dinosaurs and birds and he is a noted specialist on the anatomy, genealogy, and evolution of the carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Velociraptor.