Walking with Dinosaurs: A Natural History

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BBC Worldwide, 1999 - Dinosaurs - 288 pages
Walking with Dinosaurs tells the thrilling history of dinosaurs from their first appearance in the middle of the Triassic period, to their sudden demise, 160 million years later, at the end of the Cretaceous era. With its stunning visual images, which combine classic natural history techniques with state-of-the-art computer graphics and the latest research, the book re-creates this mysterious and exciting world. It explores the plants, insects, climate and geography as well as the dinosaurs, evoking the age when the great lizards ruled our planet. Illustrated boxes provide more information about the latest scientific findings and tackle some of the big questions, such as where dinosaurs came from, the phenomenon of mass extinctions, and many more.Coupling science with entertainment, the past is brought alive so that it can be experienced and understood. Walking with Dinosaurs is the ultimate natural history experience, realised in a book for the whole family to share.

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A companion volume to the video production, but still pretty good. Given the visuals in the former you get reproductions of that, as well as good information, accessible to most, on one of everybody's ... Read full review


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Tim Haines is a trained zoologist and a scientific journalist. He has worked on BBC TV's "Nature" as well as on its award-winning "Ice Mummy" trilogy. He is executive producer of the "Walking with Dinosaurs" series.

Paul Chambers has degrees in geology and paleontology and has worked at the London Natural History Museum. A writer and scientific adviser, he was researcher for the "Walking with Dinosaurs series,

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