Flying Giants of Dinosaur Time

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

“Dino” Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has written more than 30 children’s books, writes a popular dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and was an adviser for Jurassic Park. Take a trip through dinosaur time to meet these pterosaurs face-to-face: The Quetzalcoatlus had wings that spanned the length of a school bus! The Dsungaripterus had a bony crest on its head! The Eudimorphodon had a diamond-shaped flap at the end of its long tail! Plus you’ll get to know Pteranodon, Pterodactylus, Pterodaustro, Sordes, and Tapejara.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-3283-5
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2005-01-01
BISACS JNF003050
Dewey 567.912
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 85864
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Reviews

Science Books & Films

“. . . the design and layout, the illustrations, and the breezy writing stle make this book a useful general introduction to pterosaurs.” —Science Books & Films

The Horn Book Guide

“the information is thorough and well organized around scientific concepts. The color illustrations feature often fierce feathered dinosaurs or reptiles in various acts of survival.” —The Horn Book Guide

Illustrator: John Bindon

Author: Don Lessem

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Meet the Dinosaurs

“Dino” Don Lessem introduces readers to various species of dinosaurs, some that have never before been illustrated. He details their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. These high interest books will capture kids’ attention with fun facts and colorful illustrations and… View available downloads →