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Dinosaur World: Over 1,200 Amazing Dinosaurs, Famous Fossils, and the Latest Discoveries from the Prehistoric Era (Hardcover)
Get ready, young paleontologists! With over 1,200 jaw-dropping species, The Greatest Dinosaur Book Ever is your guide to all things prehistoric!
Did you know some dinosaurs had feathers? Or that others had full body armor? From humongous herbivores to fearsome carnivores, this book covers everything you’ll ever need to know about dinosaurs. Examine surprising fossil evidence found around the world and discover each species’ adaptations and specializations. You’ll learn all about their attack and defense tools, including retractable claws, serrated teeth, clubbed tails, large horns, sharp spines, and more. Go beyond fan-favorites like the T-rex and the Triceratops and venture into the latest discoveries from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods. Inside you’ll find:
- Profiles on hundreds of dinosaur species covering anatomy, diet, habitat, cool features, and unique characteristics
- A stunning gatefold and a large poster
- Features on well-known paleontologists and their awesome finds
- Other key finds and specimens in museums around the world
This visual guide presents the most astounding species, including powerful predators with terrifying jaws and dinos that were only the size of chickens. From killer claws to camouflage, track these fascinating prehistoric species’ evolution through the dinosaur era with The Greatest Dinosaur Book Ever.
Julius Csotonyi is one of the world's most high profile and talented contemporary scientific illustrators. Csotonyi has considerable academic expertise that contributes to his stunning dynamic art. He has created life-sized dinosaur murals for the Royal Ontario Museum and for the Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and most of the artwork for the new Hall of Paleontology at the HMNS. He has illustrated the nonfiction children's book Prehistoric Predators, Dino World, Bug World, Shark World, Discovering Tigers, Discovering Reptiles, Discovering Bugs, Discovering Whales, and The T. Rex Handbook. He currently lives in Canada.
About the Author
Dr. Julius Csotonyi is one of the world’s most high-profile and talented contemporary scientific illustrators. His considerable academic expertise informs his stunning, dynamic art. He has created life-sized dinosaur murals for the Royal Ontario Museum and for the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, as well as most of the artwork for the exhibit “Deep Time” in the David H. Koch Hall of Fossils at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. He lives in Canada. His books include Discovering Reptiles; Discovering Sharks; Discovering Bugs; Discovering Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises; Discovering Tigers, Lions, & Other Big Cats; The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi; Prehistoric Predators; Dino World; Shark World; and Bug World.
Evan Johnson-Ransom is a vertebrate paleontologist studying the functional morphology and feeding behavior of dinosaurs, particularly the meat-eating theropod dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus, Allosaurus, and Spinosaurus. He is currently enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Chicago. Evan received his Master’s in 2021 from Oklahoma State University and his Bachelor’s in 2018 from DePaul University.