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Aug 31 2012

The Comic Strip Book of Dinosaurs by Sally Kindberg and Tracey Turner

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Bloomsbury, 2012.
Highly recommended. I am a big fan of the Comic Strip History series from Bloomsbury and the latest instalment from illustrator Sally Kindberg and writer Tracey Turner is thankfully no exception. Following in the path of the History of the World, History of Space and Greatest Greek Myths, here we are now given The Comic Strip Book of Dinosaurs.
I simply love this format. The excellent easy-to-read design of the text (even though it is in comic speech bubble format) will appeal to even the most reluctant of readers. The information seems very well researched as usual and Kindberg's humorous and beautifully coloured illustrations make this little book a delight for children and adults alike. The topic of Dinosaurs is a perennial favourite and allows much discussion of important scientific discoveries, methods and theories. I thoroughly enjoyed this and trust it is not the last in the series.
Stephen Bull

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