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'Extraordinary Extinct™ Crystal Palace Dinosaurs' Book
  • 'Extraordinary Extinct™ Crystal Palace Dinosaurs' Book


    Can you imagine never having heard of a dinosaur before? Step back in time and discover the story of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs - the world's first dinosaur park!


    Still standing in Crystal Palace Park today, the fabulous and fascinating creatures in this book were built as life-sized sculptures in 1854 and show how the Victorians thought prehistoric life would have looked and lived. 


    Discover fourteen extraordinary extinct dinosaurs, reptiles and mammals, brought to life through vibrant illustrations and amusing rhymes.


    Introducing the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs to young readers for the first time, this picture book is a must have for little explorers and budding palaeontologists everywhere! Recommended by both KS1 and KS2 teachers, learn about some of the first fossils ever discovered, how they were brought to life and the people that shaped our understanding of natural history today, including Mary Anning, Charles Darwin and Richard Owen.


    • Paperback: 100% sustainably sourced materials 
    • ISBN: 9781739461782
    • Size: 279mm x 224mm x 3mm
    • Number of pages: 28


    £1 from every book sold will be donated to the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs (registered charity no. 1165231) to help look after these incredible sculptures for future generations.


    Extraordinary Extinct™ Crystal Palace Dinosaurs by Jill Michelle Smith and Jennifer Watson. First published by Dodo and Dinosaur® in 2023.


    This book is printed using 100% sustainably sourced, Carbon Balanced materials in association with World Land Trust, helping to preserve critically threatened tropical rainforests for the future.


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