The New Dinosaurs: An Alternative Evolution

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Salem House, 1988 - Fiction - 120 pages
Evolution run amok. Dixon's imaginary animals show the imagination of Gary Larson, better drafting skills, but a very ponderous sense of humor. A lushly (color) illustrated unnatural history. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Many sf writers have created worlds where dinosaurs still walk the earth, but Dixon's new book pursues the premise in the most realistic way yet. In After Man: A Zoology of the Future (LJ 10/15/81 ... Read full review

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CONTENTS
5
THE NEW DINOSAURS
29
THE PALAEARCTIC REALM
42
Copyright

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Dougal Dixon was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1947. He received a bachelor of science degree in geology from the University of St. Andrews in 1970 and a master of science degree 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 United Kingdom. His books include After Man: A Zoology of the Future, The New Dinosaurs, Man After Man, and Time Exposure (aka The Age of Dinosaurs). 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.

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