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Tony T-Rex’s Family Album

A History of Dinosaurs!

Rob Hodgson, Michael J. Benton

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A humorous history of dinosaurs told straight from the mouth of Earth's last surviving dinosaur, Tony T-Rex

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Tony T-Rex is the last dinosaur on Earth, and he’s here to give the inside scoop on what real dinosaurs were actually like, recounting the life and times of the twenty most memorable dinosaurs ever to exist. Casting his memory back to the beginning of the Jurassic to the end of the Cretaceous period, Tony’s album includes his family’s proudest moments and most precious memories, as well as previously unpublished family secrets. It’s an exclusive and you heard it here first, straight from the dino’s mouth.


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Book Details

Format: PLC

Size: 30.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Publication date: 25 April 2019

ISBN: 9780500651681

Contents List

Who’s Who? • Digging Up Family Secrets • Great Hall of Fossils • Where on Earth? • Find Your Own Fossils • Dino Words

About the Author

Rob Hodgson is a British designer and illustrator. He is the author and illustrator of The Woods and The Cave, and the illustrator of An A to Z of Monsters and Magical Beings, Tattoo Time! Monster Activity and A Good Day for a Hat.

Michael J. Benton is Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology and head of the Palaeobiology Research Group at the University of Bristol, which was identified by the Center for World University Rankings as the top palaeontology research group in the world. He has written more than fifty books, including the standard textbooks in palaeontology and When Life Nearly Died, also published by Thames & Hudson. Benton regularly offers media comment on new dinosaur discoveries.