There are countless Dinosaurs courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of Their Lost World (2019)
- Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (2018)
- National Geographic Kids Dinos Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books) (2014)
- Count the Dinosaurs!: A Fun Picture Puzzle Book for 2-5 Year Olds (2018)
- Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History (2016)
- Meet the Dinosaurs (DK Readers Pre-Level 1) (2006)
- Dinosaurs―The Grand Tour: Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops (2016)
- Never Let A Dinosaur Scribble! (2019)
- Learn To Draw Dinosaurs! (Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide) (Young Artist Series) (2014)
- Dinosaur Paleobiology (2012)
- Dinosaurs (2011)
“THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY,” hails Scientific American: A thrilling new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists.
Part of the series of award-winning, best-selling DK encyclopedias for children, this title has been completely revised to provide a comprehensive visual exploration of the entire range of prehistoric animal life.Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia is not simply a catalog of facts and photos – it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs. More than 100 dinosaur species are featured, many illustrated with brand new artworks, exclusive to DK.
National Geographic Kids Dinos Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books) (2014)
An exciting interactive title chock-full of the fiercest, most powerful, and most fun dinosaurs brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. From T. rex to Stegasaurus, Diplodocus to Triceratops, this super engaging activity book is packed with mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing activities, and more. Dino-crazy kids are sure to love these pages loaded with fun, learning as the go!
Can you count all of the dinosaurs with horns? Are there more red or green dinosaurs? You’ll soon discover in this fun game, There’s a whopping 17 picture packed puzzles in this book; some focus on counting a particular attribute (i.e. all the dinosaurs with spots), while a number of puzzles ask you to count two sets of different colored dinosaurs to work out which outnumbers the other. A perfect book for little learners.
The ideal textbook for non-science majors, this lively and engaging introduction encourages students to ask questions, assess data critically and think like a scientist. Building on the success of the previous editions, Dinosaurs has been reorganised and extensively rewritten in response to instructor and student feedback. It continues to make science accessible and relevant through its clear explanations and extensive illustrations.
The bestselling DK Readers series has a fresh new look featuring redesigned jackets and interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary throughout. In DK Readers, stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories, creating a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children’s interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.
Dinosaurs―The Grand Tour: Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops (2016)
We live in a golden age of paleontological discovery—the perfect time to dig in to the spectacular world of dinosaurs. From Aardonyx, a lumbering beast that formed a link between two and four-legged dinosaurs, to Zuniceratops, who boasted a deadly pair of horns, Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour details everything worth knowing about every important dinosaur that scientists know about—more than 300 in all.
This story is about a little boy who keeps hearing, “Never let a dinosaur scribble!” But in his heart believes that people just don’t understand how beautiful scribbling can be. He wonders what would happen if he just gave him one crayon to scribble with, and realizes that the dinosaur had other ideas in mind! The dinosaur ends up creating too much, creating a whole new set of problems.
Young artists learn to draw by tracing helpful outlines and basic shapes, then follow the step-by-step illustrations — the red lines in each step make completing each drawing a breeze. Kids can then use their new skills (and imagination) to draw in colorful background scenes throughout!
Dinosaur Paleobiology (2012)
The study of dinosaurs has been experiencing a remarkable renaissance over the past few decades. Scientific understanding of dinosaur anatomy, biology, and evolution has advanced to such a degree that paleontologists often know more about 100-million-year-old dinosaurs than many species of living organisms.
There’s nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard!
Best Dinosaurs Books You Should Enjoy
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Psychedelic Apes: From parallel universes to atomic dinosaurs—the weirdest theories of science and history
Author(s): Alex Boese
ID: 2392672, Publisher: Macmillan, Year: 23 July 2019, Size: 764 Kb, Format: epub
Plato’s Labyrinth: Dinosaurs, Ancient Greeks, and Time Travelers
Author(s): Michael Carroll
ID: 3180220, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2022, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf
Vertebrate Evolution: From Origins to Dinosaurs and Beyond
Author(s): Donald Prothero
ID: 3208044, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2022, Size: 93 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.