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DetailsWhat happened to the dinosaurs? For millions of years these fantastic creatures roamed our planet. Then, suddenly, they all disappeared. Scientists wonder why. What could have caused this huge extinction 65 million years ago? In this enlarged edition, distinguished writer Franklyn M. Branley and award-winning artist Marc Simont provide the perfect introduction to an always fascinating subject - the disappearance of the dinosaurs. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1989 (NSTA/CBC).Let's Read and find out science books help satisfy a young child's curiosity about how the world works. Each book in the series introduces basic science concepts and builds on them using a step-by-step method, based on theories about how young children learn best.Stage 2 Books explore more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and include hands-on activities that children can do themselves.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Franklyn M. Branley was the originator of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to 150 popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages. He was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum of Natural History-Hayden Planetarium.ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR: Marc Simont was a Paris-born American artist, political cartoonist, and illustrator of more than a hundred children's books. Inspired by his father, Spanish painter Joseph Simont, he began drawing at an early age. Simont's first illustrated children's book was published in 1939. He won the 1957 Caldecott Medal for U.S. children's book illustration, recognizing A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry, and he was a runner-up both in 1950 (The Happy Day by Ruth Krauss) and in 2002 (The Stray Dog retold by Simont). He also illustrated The 13 Clocks, recruited by the writer James Thurber (1950); In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord (1984); Top Secret by John Reynolds Gardiner (1995); My Brother, Ant by Betsy Byars (1996); and The Beautiful Planet: Ours to Lose, which he also wrote (2010). Simont and writer Marjorie W. Sharmat created the boy detective Nate the Great in 1972, and he illustrated the first twenty cases, through 1998. As cartoonist for the Lakeville Journal in Connecticut, he won the 2007 James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism from Hunter College.
SKU Code PRK B 3694 Weight in Kg 0.0600 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780064451055 Author Name Franklyn M. Branley & ILLUSTRATED BY MARC SIMONT Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS USA