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23%OFFJohn Long - Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds - 9780195372663 - V9780195372663
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Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds

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Description for Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds Hardback. Illustrator(s): Schouten, Peter. Num Pages: 208 pages, 80 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 264 x 236 x 21. Weight in Grams: 910.
Scientists have recovered more than a billion fossils, but no discovery has been more breath-taking than the fossils recently found in northern China, findings which prove that several families of dinosaurs had feathers, or feathery hair-like coverings, adorning their bodies. Now in the beautifully designed Feathered Dinosaurs, paleontologist John Long and illustrator Peter Schouten provide a stunning visual record of these extraordinary prehistoric creatures, illuminating the evolutionary march from primitive, feathered dinosaurs through to the first true flying birds. Schouten, an acclaimed natural history artist, has created 80 full-colour paintings that capture the striking physical traits of these feathered ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
206
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780195372663
SKU
V9780195372663
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About John Long
John Long is Head of Sciences for Museum Victoria, Australia. A renowned paleontologist, he has collected fossils in Antarctica, Africa, throughout Asia, and has worked extensively in North America, Europe, and in every part of Australia. He has written or co-authored some 24 books, and in 2001 won Australia's prestigious Eureka Prize for the Public Promotion of Science. Peter ... Read more

Reviews for Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds
This volume is thought-provoking and attractive, and anyone (of any age) interested in dinosaurs will enjoy looking at it.
Darren Naish, Fortean Times
Peter Schouten's wonderful artwork is the focus of the book...Schouten's attention to detail is impressive.
Darren Naish, Fortean Times
This volume is thought-provoking and attractive, and anyone (of any age) interested in dinosaurs ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of Birds


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