A lavishly illustrated who's who of the prehistoric world. Firefly Encyclopedia of Disaurs and Prehistoric Animals is a stunning new reference to 350 of the most amazing animals ever to have roamed the Earth. More than 1,000 full-color commissioned artworks bring the prehistoric world to vivid life and make the book exciting to look at and read. The encyclopedia covers all of the disaurs plus the full scope of prehistoric animals, including birds, camels, fish, reptiles, porpoises, apes and many more. Timelines, family trees and hundreds of fact boxes throughout the book will engage and inform readers. Full-bleed illustrations on every page show the prehistoric world in exciting detail. Easy-to-read text presents accurate, succinct and essential information that includes:
Classification of animal groups
Common and species names
Biology, anatomy, habitats and survival skills
Features on animal behavior
Accurate labeled illustrations and maps.
This richly illustrated, authoritative reference will capture readers' imagination and provide hours of discovery. It is ideal for home and school where it will be especially useful for reports.
Dr. Douglas Palmer is a science writer and academic currently teaching at Cambridge University. He is the author of several books on science, geology and prehistory.