Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)
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Ages 5-9. 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
Perfect for a young child who loves dinosaurs!! This book was full of wonderful pictures that really help make a connection between the ancient dinosaurs and today's everyday birds! My 3 yr. old absolutely loves this book- and if you are near NYC- it is the perfect thing to read before or after seeing the Museum of Natural History's temporary dinosaur display. This display, like the book, focuses on fossils found in an area of China which show the outlines and textures of feathers. As a person who grew up thin. My 3.5 year old loves this book. My daughter and I recently visited the San Diego Museum of Natural History and saw an excellent exhibit on the origins of birds. She has been asking me questions about which dinosaurs became birds that I could not answer. This book had the answers that she (and I) could understand and enjoy. Recommended for any young dinosaur fanatic.. Wonderful Hyla Waldron This is a wonderful book. I bought this as a gift for an 6 year old boy who claimed to own every dinosaur book. Well he did not have this one and he loves it!
When she travels, she and her family enjoy visiting the local museums to see their dinosaur collections. Her other books include Look to the North by Jean Craighead George, a 1997 Parents' Choice Gold Award winner praised as "a fine addition to science collections" (ALA Booklist). She lives
All rights reserved. Pastel illustrations in pale tones provide vivid visualizations of long-ago landscapes and the creatures being discussed. An inset map shows where in China the fossils were located. . From School Library Journal Kindergarten-Grade 4--Like Zoehfeld's other books on dinosaurs, this is a visually appealing, informative, and interesting read. She also discusses the link between theropods and modern-day birds. The book concludes with a section on finding out more about feathers and a note on washing and microwaving specimens collected outdoors to rid them of germs and "tiny insect critters." Libraries that serve di