Learning More About Dinosaurs


Are there any dinosaur books that are suitable for children and families?

There are a large number of books that are suitable for the whole family and children of all ages. The following is a listing of some of these books:

Bergen, David. Life-Size Dinosaurs. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2004. If you want to see the size comparison of dinosaurs with what we know today, try checking out the illustrations in this middle-reader book.

Chaneski, John. Dinosaur Word Search. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2004. If you ever wondered how to pronounce some of those dinosaur names, this is the book for you.

Dixon, Dougal. Dougal Dixon’s Amazing Dinosaurs:More Feathers, More Claws. Big Horns, Wide Jaws! Boyds Mills Press, 2007. One of many Dougal Dixon dinosaur books for kids—look for several others, too.

Johnson, Jay. Dinosaurs. Learning Horizons, 2005. A book about dinosaurs for ages five through eight.

Malan, John, and Steve Parker. Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2003. A book that introduces the young reader to 250 different ancient species.

Norman, David. Eyewitness Dinosaur. New York: DK Publishing, 2008. One of many David Norman books—this one is heavily illustrated with a CD and wall chart.

Parker, Steve. Dinosaurs and How They Lived. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2004. A hundred facts with artwork about the dinosaurs—for young readers.

Stevenson, Jay, and George R. McGhee. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dinosaurs. Alpha Books, 1998. Although somewhat dated, the book offers a guide to dinosaurs, including descriptions of more than 300 known species.


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