Dinosaur Books for Christmas

Right now of yr, as we strategy the run as much as the festive season, workforce members at Every thing Dinosaur obtain emails asking for guide suggestions, here’s a trio of ultimate dinosaur books for Christmas.

All three books have been written by Dr Dean Lomax. Dr Lomax is an English vertebrate palaeontologist and science communicator, a world authority on ichthyosaurs and their shut family members.

Three books written by Dr Dean Lomax.
Dean has not too long ago accomplished three books – “Locked in Time” (left) which is illustrated by Bob Nicholls. “Prehistoric Pets” (centre) and (proper) “Dinosaurs 10 Issues You Ought to Know”. All three books make ultimate presents for the festive season. Image credit score: Every thing Dinosaur.

“Locked in Time”

Fossils have offered scientists with a singular perception into life previously. The guide “Locked in Time – Animal Conduct Unearthed in 50 Extraordinary Fossils” takes the reader on a journal by deep geological time and highlights fifty of essentially the most unbelievable fossil discoveries ever made. Illustrated by Bob Nicholls, fossils mentioned embrace brooding dinosaurs, prehistoric fish entombed in big clams, predator demise traps and Jurassic crocodilians with damaged jaws.

Learn Every thing Dinosaur’s assessment of “Locked in Time” right here: “Locked in Time” Reviewed.

Revealed by Columbia College Press, this extremely suggest guide is priced at round £25.00.

Discover “Locked in Time” right here (search on the web site for creator Dean Lomax): Columbia College Press.

Fighting Columbian mammoths
One of many dramatic illustrations from the guide “Locked in Time”. A pair of Columbian mammoths (Mammuthus columbi) that died collectively when their tusks grew to become locked collectively throughout fight. Image Credit score: Bob Nicholls.

“Prehistoric Pets”

“Prehistoric Pets” is aimed on the youthful reader. It hyperlinks animals alive at this time with their prehistoric ancestors. Favorite pets had prehistoric animal ancestors and Dr Lomax supplies enjoyable info on fish and their 500-million-year evolutionary historical past, demonstrates that budgerigars are dinosaurs and that guinea pigs are distantly associated to a rodent the scale of a horse!

To learn Every thing Dinosaur’s assessment of “Prehistoric Pets”: “Prehistoric Pets” Reviewed by Every thing Dinosaur.

The front cover of "Prehistoric Pets".
This vibrant and well-written guide takes the reader on a journey again in time, linking widespread family pets at this time with their prehistoric ancestors. Image credit score: Every thing Dinosaur/Templar Books.

Revealed by Templar Books and out there as a hardcopy format, this eye-catching and humorous guide makes a perfect Christmas present for younger readers.

“Prehistoric Pets” by Dr Dean Lomax and illustrated by Mike Love might be bought right here: Waterstones Guide Retailer.

Seek for creator Dean Lomax to find the books.

“Dinosaurs Ten Issues You Ought to Know”

Dr Lomax builds on his in depth expertise as a science communicator and presents ten bite-sized essays that brings the Dinosauria to life within the 128-page “Dinosaurs Ten Issues You Ought to Know”. He tackles large concepts in regards to the dinosaurs, their evolution, their range, how they behaved and their final demise.

Revealed by the Orion Publishing Group, “Dinosaurs Ten Issues You Ought to Know” might be discovered right here (simply seek for creator Dean Lomax): Orion Publishing Group.

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