ISBN: 9781615192748
Published: March 22, 2016
Price: $18.95 US
Paperback: 352 pages
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Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour
Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops

Newly updated and now in paperback: A visual trove of more than 300 dinosaurs, with key anatomy, geology, history, and theory at a glance

From Aardonyx, a lumbering beast that formed a link between two- and four-legged dinosaurs, to Zuniceratops, who boasted a deadly pair of horns, Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour pairs the latest findings with spectacular illustrations to bring every dinosaur worth knowing about to life.

★ A Main Selection of Scientific American Book Club

“This richly illustrated volume presents the latest perspectives on dinosaur lore, feathers and all, with field notes from famed paleontologist Jack Horner.”
—NBC Science News

“Remarkably all-encompassing and superbly illustrated . . . A fascinating tome that will appeal to children and adults.”
—Huffington Post

“If there is one book you should give as a gift to any dinosaur fan . . . this is it.”
—Staten Island Advance

“Dramatic illustrations and silhouettes of the dinosaur accompany each profile...A good, inexpensive choice for those who want the most up-to-date, comprehensive information on dinosaurs.”—Booklist

“If you’ve got a kid who’s wild about dinosaurs, this is the book you need to get.”—GeekDad blog

As a small boy in the early 1980s nothing seemed more exciting to Keiron Pim than a visit to the Natural History Museum, where he would gaze up at the Diplodocus skeleton and later depart clutching some little dinosaur-related memento: an eraser shaped like Stegosaurus, a lurid poster of a Jurassic scene, or a book crammed with dino facts. It would have blown his four-year-old mind to know that thirty years later a book on dinosaurs would be his first publication. Keiron, married with three young daughters, is a writer and journalist based in Norfolk, England.

Jack Horner is one of the world’s foremost paleontologists, credited with finding the first dinosaur eggs in the Western Hemisphere, the first evidence of dinosaur colonial nesting, the first evidence of parental care among dinosaurs, and the first dinosaur embryos. He served as the inspiration for Paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, and as the technical advisor on all of the Jurassic Park films. Horner is Curator of Paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana, and Regents Professor of Paleontology at Montana State University.