Not every prehistoric creature is a disaur! Long, long ago, many strange beasts roamed the Earth - and this delightful picture book, based on the fossil halls at the rewned American Museum of Natural History, tells their story. Fun, fact-filled verses introduce 16 animals - 11 that are t disaurs, five that are - creating an irresistible guessing game about who the subject might be. Meet the Smilodon (a sabre-toothed cat), the woolly mammoth, the prehistoric shark and other creatures.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York City is one of the largest and most respected museums in the world, with an annual attendance of five million. Since the Museum was founded in 1869, its collections have grown to include more than 33 million specimens and artifacts relating to the natural world and human cultures. The Museum showcases its collections in the exhibition halls, and, behind the scenes, more than 200 scientists carry out cutting-edge research. The Museum is home to the world's largest collection of dinosaur fossils, and its scientists conduct expeditions each year to discover new fossil specimens. Plan a trip to the Museum, or visit online at amnh.org.