What's So Special About Megalosaurus?


Children (and grown-ups!) can learn all the latest fascinating facts about dinosaurs in this brand new book series. Megalosaurus (meg-ah-loh-SAW-russ) was the very first dinosaur to be named. Identified in 1824 from bones including a portion of a jaw with large teeth, collected from mines in Oxfordshire, England! Discover how fast Megalosaurus could move with the Speed - o - Meter, how terrifying it was on the Scary Scale, and which of today's animals it most resembles, in this fully illustrated book.

Like every book in this non-fiction series, What's so Special about Megalosaurus? is packed with fully palaeontologist-approved facts and stats that will give you all the dinosaur information that you could possibly want: . Setting the Scene explains how the age of the dinosaurs, the Mesozoic Era, was divided up and when Megalosaurus lived.

The Hometown section discusses Megalosaurus fossils, where they were first discovered and by whom . Head straight to the Vital Statistics page to find out about Megalosaurus's size and how it compares to objects and things from your life today . Dedicated pages where you'll learn all about the teeth, diet, speed, scariness and habitat of Megalosaurus . And munch, munch more! On top of all of that (and for the cheats out there!), at the back of the book you'll find 'The Best Bits!' which pulls together all of the key knowledge you'll need to convince your friends, parents and teachers that you are abone-a-fide dinosaur expert!

By: Nicky Dee

Pages: 32

Format: Softcover

Dimensions & Weight: 240x215x14mm, 200g approx