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Ages 8 to 12
Young readers can come face-to-face with fearsome dinosaurs in this wonderful book and card deck, presented in a sleek lidded box.
The comprehensive full-color book of dinosaur life combines jaw-dropping photo-realistic illustrations with easy-to-read text. It delves into some of the latest scientific thinking, making it a reliable reference guide to dinosaurs, flying reptiles, and other prehistoric animals.
The pack of 52 cards puts even more facts at your fingertips: one side introduces an animal family and the other gives quick stats on a particular species, from majestic sauropods to soaring pterosaurs and deep-diving ichthyosaurs. Both sides of the card include illustrations to bring the animals to life.
Together, the book and cards cover the wonders of prehistoric life and will enthrall any young paleontologist aged 8+.
About the Author
Claudia Martin is a highly respected author of non-fiction for children and young adults, with an exceptional talent for making complex ideas accessible. She specializes in the subjects of geography, science, and the natural world. Her books have been translated into 14 languages and have sold over a quarter of a million copies. She lives in LondonClare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards.Clare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards.Mat Edwards is an extraordinarily versatile artist, who can create everything from photorealistic prehistoric vistas to vintage-style paintings. Such was Mat's talent at school that he won a four-year apprenticeship with Johnson Mattheys, where he learned at the feet of some tremendously skilled artists such as map makers and engravers. While his talent and eye for detail is a constant, his technique has evolved from using purely traditional materials such as pencils, gouache,stretching paper to using almost all-digital methods.