Dinosaurs : the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages
- Holtz, Thomas R., 1965-
- 1st ed.
- New York : Random House, c2007.
- Physical description
- 427 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
QE861.5 .H645 2007
- Unknown QE861.5 .H645 2007
- Rey, Luis V., ill.
- The world of dinosaurs
- History of dinosaur discoveries
- Rocks and environment
- Fossils and fossilization
- Geologic time: how old is that dinosaur, and how do we know?
- From the field to the museum: finding fossils
- Bringing dinosaurs to life: the science of dinosaur art
- Taxonomy: why do dinosaurs have such strange names?
- Evolution: descent with modification
- Cladistics: figuring out the dinosaur family tree
- Evolution of the vertebrates
- The origin of dinosaurs
- Saurischians (lizard-hipped dinosaurs)
- Coelophysoids and Ceratosaurs (primitive meat-eating dinosaurs)
- Spinosauroids (megalosaurs and the fin-backed fish-eating dinosaurs)
- Carnosaurs (giant meat-eating dinosaurs)
- Primitive Coelurosaurs (the first fluffy dinosaurs)
- Tyrannosauroids (tyrant dinosaurs)
- Ornithomimosaurs and Alvarezsaurs (ostrich and thumb-clawed dinosaurs)
- Oviraptorosaurs and Therizinosauroids (egg-thief and sloth dinosaurs)
- Deinonychosaurs (raptor dinosaurs)
- Avialians (birds)
- Prosauropods (primitive long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs)
- Primitive Sauropods (early giant long-necked dinosaurs)
- Diplodocoids (whip-tailed giant long-necked dinosaurs)
- Macronarians (big-nosed giant long-necked dinosaurs)
- Ornithischians (bird-hipped dinosaurs)
- Primitive Thyreophorans (early armored dinosaurs)
- Stegosaurs (plated dinosaurs)
- Ankylosaurs (tank dinosaurs)
- Primitive Ornithopods (primitive beaked dinosaurs)
- Iguanodontians (advanced beaked dinosaurs)
- Hadrosauroids (duckbilled dinosaurs)
- Pachycephalosaurs (domeheaded dinosaurs)
- Primitive Ceratopsians (parrot and frilled dinosaurs)
- Ceratopsids (horned dinosaurs)
- Dinosaur eggs and babies
- Dinosaur behavior: how did dinosaurs act, and how do we know?
- Dinosaur biology: living, breathing dinosaurs
- Life in the Triassic Period
- Life in the Jurassic Period
- Life in the Cretaceous Period
- Extinctions: the world of the dinosaurs ends
- Dinosaur Genus list.
- Supplemental links
- Table of contents only
- Publication date
- by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey.
- Includes index.