The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
Here is the ultimate identification guide for dinosaur enthusiasts, featuring more than 355 creatures, written by an acknowledged expert. A comprehensive introduction explains the Age of Dinosaurs and their classification and development. Fascinating anatomical drawings demonstrate their skeletal make-up, and the habitats in which they lived are depicted in evocative illustrations. The main section of the book is an encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures, arranged according to type. Each entry contains a description of the creature's key identifying features, evolutionary adaptations and details of the fossil evidence.
Dougal Dixon is a geologist who was involved in excavating a dinosaur-rich site in Jurassic rocks at Durlston on the Dorset coast. He is now a full-time writer specializing in earth sciences, and has written many reference books with a special interest in dinosaurs.