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Dougal Dixon's Amazing Dinosaurs

The Fiercest, the Tallest, the Toughest, the Smallest

Dougal Dixon's Amazing Dinosaurs( )
Author: Dixon, Dougal
Publication Date:Mar 2000
Publisher:Boyds Mills Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Dougal Dixon, author of the critically acclaimed Dougal Dixon's Dinosaurs, brings young readers the fiercest, the tallest, the toughest, and the smallest of the known dinosaurs in the most up-to-date dinosaur book currently available. Young dinosaur enthusiasts will learn about the restless life of hungry meat-eaters and the perilous life of the plant eaters. They will discover how paleontologists gathered the fossils and what they can learn from the contents of a dinosaur's...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22.149 x 28.346 x 1.575 cm
Book Weight:0.75 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dixon, Dougal (Author)
Dougal Dixon was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1947. He received a bachelor of science degree in geology from the University of St. Andrews in 1970 and a master of science degree in 1972. He entered the publishing field in 1973 and became a freelancer in 1980. He is an internationally recognized authority on dinosaurs and is one of the most popular science writers in the United Kingdom. His books include After Man: A Zoology of the Future, The New Dinosaurs, Man After Man, and Time Exposure (aka The Age of Dinosaurs). He has also served as a special advisor for programs and motion pictures about dinosaurs in the United States, Great Britain and Japan.

He received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism by the Educational Press Association of America in 1993, the Helen Roney Sattler Award in 1993, the Children's Book Council 1994 Outstanding Trade Science Book Award, and the Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award in 1996.


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