When Dinos Dawned, Mammals Got Munched, and Pterosaurs Took Flight
A Cartoon PreHistory of Life in the Triassic
By Hannah Bonner
(National Geographic Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781426308628, 48pp.)
Publication Date: April 10, 2012
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In the style of WHEN BUGS WERE BIG and WHEN FISH GOT FEET this book discusses all the exciting developments of the Triassic Age, from the recovery of the planet from the most deadly mass extinction ever, to the first appearance of the dinosaurs. We also get to meet the first mammals, the first pterosaurs (flying reptiles), the first frogs, a host of predatory marine reptiles, early turtles, and the first coral reefs. With the books' signature blend of humor and clearly presented information, cartoon illustrations help keep the fact-filled material extra fun.
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