Dinosaurs Rule

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Come along with Ackerley the Acanthostega to visit the Triassic and Jurassic periods, 203-145 million years ago. Watch the first dinosaurs appear. See them grow in size and numbers to dominate on land, in the air, and in the oceans.

Discover the facts, fossils, and fun science behind Earth’s earliest dinosaurs, as well as flying reptiles, mighty sea beasts, and the first birds. This second part of the exciting story of life on Earth unfolds through amazing lifelike illustrations and fascinating diagrams, all narrated by a friendly prehistoric guide.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003050, JNF051050, JNF037050
Dewey 567.9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 960
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 6.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177902
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Matthew Rake

Matthew Rake lives in London and has worked in publishing for more than twenty years. He has written on a wide variety of topics, including science, sports, and the arts.

Illustrator: Peter Minister

Peter Minister lives in the UK and works in CGI, which allows him to express himself with a big ball of digital clay in a more creative way than any “real” clay. His CGI dinosaurs and other animals have appeared in numerous books worldwide.


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“High-quality individual titles stand alone, and the whole set provides a strong introduction to prehistoric life.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple


“The book’s tone and layout are inviting, utilizing quick-fact boxes, conversational asides, and dynamic digital illustrations. . . . Kids will . . . enjoy browsing this volume.”—Booklist