Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs Pop-Up

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs Pop-Up

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From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet.

Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next spread and a ravishing raptor unfurls and appears to fly off the edge of the page. Inside the amazing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS are "shield bearers" in full-body armor, creatures with frilly headgear, and weighty, long-necked giants. There are even amusing tidbits on the history of paleontology itself -- like a pop-up version of a Victorian New Year's dinner in the belly of a dinosaur model, or a pair of scientists locked in a literal tug-of-war over bones.

Full of fascinating facts and lighthearted good humor, this breathtaking book includes fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties. With each of six spreads featuring one spectacular, large pop-up as well as booklets of smaller pop-ups and text, ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS is a magnificent display of paper engineering and creativity -- an astonishing book that will be read, admired, and treasured forever.

Author: Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Published: 07/12/2005
Pages: 12
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.65lbs
Size: 9.90h x 8.00w x 2.20d
ISBN: 9780763622282
Audience: Ages 4-8
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Bluebonnet Awards - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) - Winner

Review Citation(s):
Ingram Children's Advance 07/01/2005 pg. 25
Entertainment Weekly 06/10/2005 pg. 118
Publishers Weekly 06/20/2005 pg. 77
Discover 08/01/2005 pg. 76
Booklist 07/01/2005 pg. 1929
Ingram Advance 08/01/2005 pg. 17
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2005 pg. 607
School Library Journal 09/01/2005 pg. 195
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/01/2006 pg. 24
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2006 pg. 130 - Superior,Well Above Average
Foreword 01/01/2006 pg. 70
New York Times 11/12/2006 pg. 48
Foreword 08/19/2009

About the Author
Robert Sabuda is the creator of many breathtaking pop-up books, including ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, both of which were NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers.

Matthew Reinhart is the creator of many award-winning pop-up books, including the Young Naturalist series, THE POP-UP BOOK OF PHOBIAS, and ANIMAL POPPOSITES.