From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Imprint||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF051050, JNF037050, JNF003050|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|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|
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
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.
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.