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Dinosaurs from head to tail

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From one dinosaur's head to another's tail, this informational picture book challenges readers to guess which prehistoric creature each of eight different body parts belongs to. (For example, ?What dinosaur had claws like this?) For each question, the answer is given on the following spread, with an overview that includes the name of the dinosaur, an illustration of the entire animal in its habitat and facts about the featured body part, such as why it looked the way it did and how scientists believe it was used. The colorful and eye-catching collage illustrations by Kwanchai Moriya offer a unique and friendly approach to the ever-popular subject of dinosaurs. The creatures are a mix of the popular (Tyrannosaurus) and the lesser-known (Therizinosaurus) and allow children the satisfaction of guessing some correctly while learning about others. A pronunciation guide accompanies the first mention of each dinosaur's name. There is also a bonus spread at the end of the book containing a quick look at seven more intriguing dinosaurs. Balancing a captivating picture book experience with just the right level of information, it is an ideal bridge between a basic concept book and a detailed encyclopedic book. It would work perfectly in a group lesson on prehistoric creatures or on animal bodies, with the highly engaging, interactive guessing-game component providing a way of enlivening the classroom discussion. It could also be used individually by higher-level readers as an interesting nonfiction choice or a reference book.
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Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 770L
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Grouped Work ID 78e20fe6-21a8-7c84-8a17-d93177a4ddc9
Grouping Title dinosaurs from head to tail
Grouping Author roderick stacey
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 02:27:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 03:26:53AM

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subject_facet Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature
title_display Dinosaurs from head to tail
title_full Dinosaurs from Head to Tail, Dinosaurs from head to tail / written by Stacey Roderick ; illustrated by Kwanchai Moriya
title_short Dinosaurs from head to tail
topic_facet Dinosaurs, Juvenile Nonfiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Science