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Description - A Jurassic Mystery by Matteo Bacchin

The second volume in a series of six comic-book adventures that bring the dinosaurs back to life. A Jurassic Mystery, the second title in Abbeville's Dinosaurs series, features over 60 pages in full color. It is a paleontological whodunit set in the late Jurassic period, 150 million years ago, at a place that now lies in Germany. It investigates the suspicious death of an archaeopteryx, an early species of bird descended from the dinosaurs. In Abbeville's Dinosaurs series, a talented artist and a noted paleontologist have teamed up to re-create the vanished world of the dinosaurs for young readers. Each volume in the series tells the story, in comic-book form, of a different dinosaur living in its particular geological time and place. The narrative is entertaining, while all the details of the dinosaur's behavior and its encounters with other species are rendered with scientific accuracy. At the back of each volume, meanwhile, are several short essays, abundantly illustrated with original drawings and photographs of fossils, that explain more about the creatures and geographical settings encountered in the comic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789209795
ISBN-10: 0789209799
Format: Hardback
(298mm x 195mm x 10mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matteo Bacchin

Matteo Bacchin is a Milan-based illustrator specializing in paleontological subjects. Marco Signore is a paleontologist known for his work on a remarkably well-preserved fossil of the small dinosaur Scipionyx samniticus. Mark Norell is curator in charge of fossil reptiles, amphibians, and birds at the American Museum of Natural History.

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