Dinosaurs are awesome. Sounds like a really fun book.
I love dinosaurs, always have since I was a kid and got my first introduction via a long-lost Look and Learn book and Raquel Welch in Hammer’s One Million Years BC (1966). So naturally I was overcome with childish excitement when, as I was killing time browsing in Foyles bookshop before a preview, I discovered Steve Brusatte’s new book The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs.
Cover imge illustration by Andrew Davidson
Brusatte is a paleontologist at the University of Edinburgh, but The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs is very far from a stuffy academic book. It is also something of a personal journey as Steve takes us from the dawn of the age of the dinosaurs in the Triassic Period up until their extinction is marked by the iridium layer in the fossil record as the Cretaceous Period gave way to the Paleogene period and the rise…
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