Jurassic Poop: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind (Hardcover)

What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind

By Jacob Berkowitz, Steve Mack (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, 9781553378600, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006



Left by an animal long ago, this durable doo-doo survived the long journey through the ages. It started out stinky, but now it's frozen, dried or turned to rock. To a scientist, it's anything but gross --- it's a priceless artifact that can help piece together the puzzle of ancient life.Funny and informative, Jurassic Poop is flush with amazing facts, stories and activities. Learn how to spot ancient poop imposters. Meet dung detectives getting to the bottom of history's hind-end mysteries. Find out how poop gets preserved and discover what it can tell us about dinosaurs, humans and many other animals from long ago. So hold your nose and take a journey back in time to see what tales ancient poop has to tell.

About the Author

Jacob Berkowitz is a science writer who lives near Ottawa, Ontario. He has written for The Globe and Mail, the Ottawa Citizen and other publications. Jurassic Poop is his first book for children.Steve Mack is an illustrator who has illustrated many books including, Jurassic Poop, Hide and Seek Dinosaurs and Steve Mack's ABC. When not illustrating for children's book publishing he illustrates for the greeting card field and has produced work for Hallmark, American Greetings and many others. He now lives on a small farm in Saskatchewan, Canada with his wife and two small children.