From the Set Introducing Dinosaurs
The name Triceratops means 'three-horned face.' It's easy to see how this dinosaur got its name! Learn what Triceratops ate, where it lived, and more.
- What was Triceratops?
- What did Triceratops look like?
- How did Triceratops spend its time?
- What if another dinosaur attacked?
- How do we know about Triceratops?
- Where have Triceratops bones been found?
- Who finds the bones?
- Books and Web Sites
- About the Author and Illustrator
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.1|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|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.