My Beloved Brontosaurus

My Beloved Brontosaurus

On the Road With Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs

Book - 2014
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The author explores modern developments in the field of paleontology, focusing on studies pertaining to dinosaurs and revealing up-to-date information about them. Details the reasons dinosaurs serve as such a source of fascination among the general public and includes anecdotes from the author about his own obsession with the creatures.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
Edition: First paperback edition
ISBN: 9780374534264
Characteristics: 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Quimeras Jan 19, 2014

Just like the author, dinosaurs captured my imagination long time ago. I find it fascinating that there is so much that is not known and yet to discover about these wonderful creatures. I found the book informative and enjoyed the author’s enthusiasm.

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GummiGirl
Sep 07, 2013

An easy way to catch up on the latest findings in dinosaur science, although it gets a bit repetitive.

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elewep
May 28, 2013

Every once in a while I like to read light nonfiction that deals with a subject that I don't know a lot about, so when I heard about this book, I thought it would be perfect as I don't really know a lot of actual dinosaur facts. However, while it strives to be light and entertaining, it really was just very boring. I didn't rate this one just because I didn't finish it. I did learn a lot about the origins of the Brontosaurus vs Apatosaurus, so that's something. If you already have a love of dinosaurs, this might be for you.

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