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Famous Dinosaurs of Africa

Famous Dinosaurs of Africa by Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan
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African dinosaurs make a significant contribution to palaeontology,but they are often omitted from books in favour of better-knownspecies like T. Rex. But their fossils have been discovered across thecontinent – from the Sahara Desert and the dusty plains of Kenyaand Tanzania to the sandstone flats of the Karoo – and they are noless magnificent or fascinating than their 'celebrity' cousins.Famous Dinosaurs of Africa is written for children, but has broadappeal for anyone interested in learning more about dinosaurs. Abrief general introduction is followed by short chapters on dinosaurspecies, among them those that were fish-eating, sociable, predatory,etc, as well as those that were cannibals, and the biggest meat-eatingdinosaur of all time – the thread being that they all come fromAfrica. Details are given about where they were found, the meaningof their scientific names, and their size and diet. Spectacular,colourful illustrations bring the creatures vividly to life; photographs,maps and line drawings further illustrate the subject, while'Unsolved' and 'Up close' panels add to the intrigue.
Penguin Random House South Africa; June 2013
67 pages; ISBN 9781775840756
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Title: Famous Dinosaurs of Africa
Author: Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan; Luis Rey