Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (Hardcover)

A Prehistoric Adventure

By National Geographic Society

National Geographic Society, 9781426301766, 1pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2008

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Description

Handle with extreme caution--the sea monsters of National Geographic's 3-D Large Format Film jump off the pages of this stunning pop-up companion book Open any page for a dramatic demonstration of the most ferocious animals to ever stalk the Earth. Replicated from the film's cutting-edge, computer-generated images, the book's pop-up monsters leap into life at every opportunity. These breathtaking, paper-engineered images and foldouts will thrill readers of all ages. Behold the Styxosaurus, the stealthy hunter with the 20-foot neck; then dig up the fossils of these and other fascinating prehistoric sea creatures in informative lift-the-flap dig sites. Learn cool facts about paleontology and the fossil hunters who piece together the history of sea monsters. This visually eye-popping book explains the science behind the super-sized stars of this amazing film.


About the Author

National Geographic Society is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in the world. Founded in 1888, it reaches more than 285 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and its four other magazines, as well as the National Geographic Channel, television documentaries, radio programs, films, books, maps, and interactive media. National Geographic has funded more than 8,000 scientific research projects and supports an education program combating geographic illiteracy.
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