The Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals: a visual who's who of prehistoric life

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Collier Books, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 312 pages
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Covers fish, amphibians, reptiles, dinosaurs, birds, mammals, and extinct creatures

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Review: MacMillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals: A Visual Who's Who of Prehistoric Life

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

Oh man, I loved this book so much when I was a kid. Great info and amazing illustrations. Read full review

Review: MacMillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals: A Visual Who's Who of Prehistoric Life

User Review  - RA Danger - Goodreads

It has fish to mammals (525). With a little introduction on each group (fish, reptile etc.) After the introduction there are two pages of pictures followed by two pages of information: order, family, name, time, locality, size, and summary about the animal. Read full review

Contents

Jawless fishes
22
Cartilaginous fishes
26
Spiny sharks and armored fishes
30
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About the author (1988)

Writer and book editor Dougal Dixon was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1947. He received a Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of St. Andrews in 1970 and a Master of Science in 1972. He entered the publishing field in 1973 and became a freelancer in 1980. He is an internationally recognized authority on dinosaurs and is one of the most popular science writers in the UK. He has also served as a special advisor for programs and motion pictures about dinosaurs in the United States, Great Britain and Japan. He received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism by the Educational Press Association of America in 1993, the Helen Roney Sattler Award in 1993, the Children's Book Council 1994 Outstanding Trade Science Book Award, and the Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award in 1996.