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RE: 1970s Children's dino book

> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Danvarner@aol.com
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 5:28 PM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Cc: deadanimal@hmnh.org
> Subject: Re: 1970s Children's dino book
> In a message dated 9/8/2006 5:01:23 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> deadanimal@hmnh.org writes:
> << At my first trip to the AMNH as a boy, my parents picked up  The Last of
> the Dinosaurs published by Bellerophon Books. Dense black  and white
> illustrations with everything identified, even the plants!  It includes
> a great picture of Bradycneme as a giant owl peering from  a conifer
> branch while two Struthiosaurus amble past. I was so  impressed with
> this one that I tried to recreate it for a friend by  drawing and
> labelling each of the animals on the pages of a  notepad.
> Bellerophon Books still lists it on their website, although it  is sadly
> out of stock: >>
> Check Amazon.com for copies. Written by Rob Long  (_Dawn of the Dinosaurs_)
> and illustrated by Greg Irons, it contained much  state of the art information
> back about 20+ years ago. Disguised as a coloring  book. DV

A favorite of mine, too, when it came out. Even more influential to me, though, 
was the slightly earlier:

Long, R.A. & S.P. "namer of Dilophosaurus" Welles. 1975. All New Dinosaurs and 
Their Friends From The Great Recent Discoveries.
Bellerophon Books.

Introduced me to a number of the then-recently discovered dinosaurs and others 
that hadn't otherwise made their way into the realm
of kids books.

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