Prehistoric Life

Prehistoric Life

Book - 2009/10/05
Average Rating:
4
Rate this:
Presents an introduction to prehistoric life, describing dinosaurs, plant life, and the evolutionary stages of early man, with images of fossil remains and discussions of the possible events that led to the extinction of many early life forms.
Publisher: New York : DK, 2009/10/05
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780756655730
0756655730
Branch Call Number: 560 PRE
Characteristics: 512 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

m
mammothhawk229e
Jun 16, 2017

Cool! Only thing missing is microorganisms.

w
Watson_20
Jun 29, 2016

Wow! The best book I came across about prehistoric life! Great pictures and info.. Well put together. Worth checking out.

d
DLRW
Jul 20, 2015

Wonderful way to get introduced to paleobiology. Ideal for those who want a good visual of evolution through the fossil record. NOT the definitive guide to extinct species, but then again how could it be? The human timeline could have been built up a bit more. I have the paperback edition which is much easier to handle.

Rachelene Mar 10, 2010

OOOOOOOOOOOOH... SHINEEEE! But seriously, this is the mother of all paleontology/paleontobiology vulgarisation books. Well made, glossy paper, well illustrated, and reasonably up to date in a field where new discoveries are constantly made. It's a fine and complete introduction to the fascinating history of complex life on earth, and will invite you to go out and find more. Nice coffee table or bedside book, even if it's a bit heavy.

If your branch doesn't have a copy, request it!

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at ELPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top