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Prehistoria Encyclopedia

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From renowned pop-up masters Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world’s most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet.
Open this book and a massive T.Rex springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next spread and a ravishing raptor unfurls and appears to fly off the edge of the page. Inside the amazing Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs are “shield bearers” in full-body armor, creatures with frilly headgear, and weighty, long-necked giants. There are even amusing tidbits on the history of paleontology itself — like a pop-up version of a Victorian New Year’s dinner in the belly of a dinosaur model, or a pair of scientists locked in a literal tug-of-war over bones.

Full of fascinating facts and lighthearted good humor, this breathtaking book includes fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties. With each of six spreads featuring one spectacular, large pop-up as well as booklets of smaller pop-ups and text, Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs is a magnificent display of paper engineering and creativity — an astonishing book that will be read, admired, and treasured forever.

 

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Age Range: 5 - 9 years Hardcover: 12 pages Publisher: Candlewick Publication date: July 12, 2005 Product size: 8 x 2.5 x 10 inches