Kids are always full of questions about dinosaurs, and her are the answers to such questions as "What was the first dinosaur?" and "What happened to the dinosaurs?" Simultaneous.
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Grade 2-4-These series entries will answer many of the questions children have about the subjects covered. Dinosaurs has general information about when and how dinosaurs lived and offers theories about why they became extinct. In three chapters, Whales discusses "The Life of a Whale," "Toothed Whales," and "Baleen Whales." Flies tells about insects, their life cycles, and interesting facts and trivia about common species. Haircuts answers questions about the human body, including "Your Hair and Skin," "Your Bodyworks," and "Your Senses." The student-friendly question-and-answer format is appealing, with simple and concise one or two paragraph answers and attractive, colorful illustrations. Basic up-to-date information presented in a chatty, readable style.
Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL
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Older children will delight in and learn from the basic question and answer format of this series exploring dinosaurs and the human body. Detailed, full-color illustrations and intriguing questions such as "How did dinosaurs get their names?" and "Why do you shiver?" allow readers to skim for entertainment or read straight through to become an expert on the given subject. A 2000 Parents' Choice® Recommended winner.
Reviewed by Sarah Achenbach, Parents' Choice® 2000 -- From Parents' Choice®
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Book Description Scholastic Reference, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0439085683
Book Description Scholastic Reference, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110439085683
Book Description Scholastic Reference, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Alan Male (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0439085683