Occasionally, when Everything Dinosaur team members are not in the office or warehouse, they get the chance to unwind by visiting a bookshop. As they peruse the shelves and examine the titles a new game has developed. It is called dinosaur book bingo. Can a book reviewed by Everything Dinosaur be spotted in the shop?

"The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs" by Steve Brusatte.
The paperback edition of “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” by Steve Brusatte. A fabulous dinosaur book. Picture credit: Everything Dinosaur.

Picture credit: Everything Dinosaur

“The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs”

Whilst taking a well-earned break from work to visit a regional shopping centre, team members indulged in a little bit of dinosaur book bingo. A paperback copy of the excellent “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” by palaeontologist Steve Brusatte was spotted.

Everything Dinosaur team members had the pleasure of reading an inspection copy in the early spring of 2018. The book was published in May 2018.

To read Everything Dinosaur’s review: “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” Book Review.

The paperback edition was introduced early in 2019.

A Highly Recommended Dinosaur Book

Dr Steve Brusatte is an American palaeontologist based at the University of Edinburgh. He has worked on numerous dinosaurs and pterosaurs including several important specimens that have been found in his adopted home of Scotland (Isle of Skye).

This is a highly recommended dinosaur book.

Dr Brusatte takes the reader on a journey. He chronicles the evolution of the first dinosaurs and plots their gradual rise to dominance over other reptilian contemporaries.  Dr Brusatte charts their progress through the end Triassic extinction event to their emergence as the dominant terrestrial megafauna on our planet. Tyrannosaurus rex and its relatives are thoroughly reviewed. The evidence for feathers in the non-avian Dinosauria is comprehensively covered.

For models of tyrannosaurs including feathered figures: Safari Ltd Dinosaur Models and Figures.

It is great to see this wonderful book on sale. We can tick this title on our dinosaur book bingo card.

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