Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?

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Harper Collins, Dec 23, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages

Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?

Birds have feathers, but did you know some dinosaurs did too? New fossils have shown that as long as 145 million years ago, some dinosaurs had feathers, just as birds do. The birds you see outside your window are relatives of these ancient creatures.

Ages 5-9

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This book helps children to discover about Dinosaurs had feathers or not. This book tells us about all birds have feathers that are smooth and long. Birds are the only living animals with feathers ... Read full review


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Zoehfeld takes a crack at the titular question for budding scientists. She traces the debate from 1860 to the present, describing a variety of evolving birdlike creatures, from Archaeopteryx, "ancient ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is the award-winning author of more than sixty books, including Dinosaur Tracks, "a great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles" (School Library Journal); Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?, a Children's Book of the Month Club selection described as "fascinating" by Kirkus Reviews; and Dinosaurs Big and Small, a 2003 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award winner. When she's not reading, researching, writing, or editing, Kathleen loves to spend her free time exploring, doing fieldwork, and preparing fossils in the laboratory for her local natural history museums. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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