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Iguanodon

Exploring Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Life was often difficult for the Iguanodon. It couldn't fight larger dinosaurs with sharp teeth or pointy spikes. Even thunderstorms could pose a danger. Learn how Iguanodon survived on Earth for nearly twenty million years and why its fossils have been discovered all over the planet.

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978-1-61473-549-6
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2004
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Core Learning Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-01-01
BISACS JNF051170, JNF037050, JNF003050
Dewey 567.914
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 75855
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources Index of Iguanodon
Enchanted Learning.com
Museum of Natural History Dinsosaur Web Site
Museum of Natural History Geotime Web Site
  • Watch Your Step!
  • What Is an Iguanodon?
  • Who Found the First Iguanodon?
  • What Did Iguanodon Do Every Day?
  • Where Did Iguanodon Live?
  • Glossary
  • Did You Know?
  • The Geologic Time Scale
  • How to Learn More
  • Index
Author: Susan H. Gray

Susan Heinrichs Gray holds BS and MS degrees in Zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She also attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where she studied film production. Mrs. Gray has taught classes in General Biology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Film Animation, and Graphics for Scientists. She also has worked as a freshwater biologist and scientific illustrator. In her 25 years as a writer, Mrs. Gray has covered a wide range of topics. She has written science books for children, newsletters for business owners, health education materials for patients, and drug reports for pharmaceutical companies. However, she especially enjoys writing nonfiction books for children. This gives her an opportunity to research current events and make them interesting to young readers. Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, and playing the piano. She and her husband, Michael, live in Cabot, Arkansas, with their dog and four cats.

Illustrator: Todd Marshall

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Exploring Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures from School Library Journal on September 1, 2004

Each of these books opens with a dramatic scene to introduce the behavior and habitat of a dinosaur species. Subsequent chapters describe physical characteristics, diet, and other key data. Short, lucid sentences and double-spaced text keep the information easy to follow. Gray relates… View →