The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life

The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life The most exciting view of prehistoric life Comprehensive illustrated encyclopedia to prehistoric animals lifelike detail this easily readable book should appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages Sc

  • Title: The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life
  • Author: Tim Haines Paul Chambers
  • ISBN: 9781554071814
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Paperback
  • The most exciting view of prehistoric life Comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia to prehistoric animals lifelike detail this easily readable book should appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages Science NewsThe Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life The book s concise, jargon free text and full color illustrations bring the primordial world to vivid photo realistThe most exciting view of prehistoric life Comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia to prehistoric animals lifelike detail this easily readable book should appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages Science NewsThe Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life The book s concise, jargon free text and full color illustrations bring the primordial world to vivid photo realistic life In depth profiles of 112 kinds of beasts cover physical characteristics, lifestyle, habitat and behavior Throughout, fascinating fact sidebars offer additional bits of dinotrivia But there is than dinosaurs here Readers will find creatures from triobites to early human beings At the heart of the book are 350 richly detailed and lifelike color illustrations accompanied by comprehensive text which are the result of pioneering work by the Emmy award winning creative team at Framestore CFC Using animation, graphic effects and filmmaking, they recreated awe inspiring prehistoric creatures and the world they lived in These images are now reproduced to thrill readers.The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life was published to accompany two BBC TV prime time programs, Life Before Dinosaurs and Walking with Life, both part of the Discovery Channel s award winning Walking with Dinosaurs series.

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    1. I can't comment on how technically accurate the information in this book is. There are certainly a lot of interesting descriptions and background stories on discoveries made through the years, as well as some very beautiful artwork.

    2. This book is fabulous and missing an Author in the details on . It should be Tim Haines and Paul Chambers according to the actual book (credit where credit is due).The pictures are gorgeous and the information is clearly presented with any contradictory or missing evidence clearly noted. Strength of conclusions is related to evidence so that if they are based on not many finds you know so as you read it.It is not the sort of book you sit and read at 1 sitting unless you have a strange extinct an [...]

    3. Used in the classroom, my students enjoyed random read aloud’s from this book. I’d have them call out a page number and read the chosen animal to m a dramatic fashion. Based on the notable BBC series and bringing prehistoric life into our living rooms, it’s impressive for its realistic illustrations. Unfortunately, details of each animals behaviors are often stated as fact when behavior is difficult to determine from fossil evidence.

    4. I guess my only complaint would be that I want morebut a great visual book for fans of the "Walking with" series or just prehistory.

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