Oviraptor

From the Set Introducing Dinosaurs

Oviraptor's name means 'egg thief.' Learn why scientists made a mistake when they named this dinosaur!

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  • What was Oviraptor?
  • What did Oviraptor look like?
  • Why was Oviraptor called an "egg thief"?
  • How did Maiasaura spend it's life?
  • What was life like for Oviraptor?
  • Where have Oviraptor bones been found?
  • Who finds the bones?
  • Glossary
  • Books and Web Sites
  • About the Author and Illustrator
  • Index
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey 567.912
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Guided Reading Level M
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781614739029
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations

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: Robert Squier

Robert Squier has illustrated dozens of books for children. He enjoys drawing almost anything, but he really loves drawing dinosaurs and mythological beasts. Robert Squier lives in New Hampshire with his wife, son, and a puggle named Q.