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Dino Books for 10 Year Old
Mike Bonham replied to my previous post about a good book for 10 year olds.
>>ARE there any 10-year olds who need an introduction to dinosaurs?
OK, point taken. I agree a lot of 10 year olds could function as undergrad
paleontologists. In that case you might like to take a look at:
The Great Dinosaurs
>From Triassic through Jurassic to Cretaceous
180 Million Years of Dinosaurs
Zdenek Spinar and Philip Currie
Illustrations by Jan Sovak
Published by Aventium Publishing House, Prague, 1994
English version by
65 Old Church St.
London, England SW3 5BS
(I learned a lot from this book). I got it for $12 Can. at Coles. It is a
pretty good advanced introduction to dinosaurs, with some great pictures by
Sovak. Spinar and Currie are up to date with new animals and theories and
cover all of the families and genera and many of the species of the medium
and large dinosaurs. No small ones for some reason. Perhaps they will
produce "The Tiny Dinosaurs" shortly.
Try this one for Christmas. Your tiny paleontologist may thank you. Or else
buy him an Indiana Jones Hat, a trowel, brush and dental pick and send him
to Montana for the summer.