Amazing Dinosaur Books for Kids
National Geographic Kids has a wide variety of illustrated, fact-filled dinosaur books for kids of all ages, from toddlers to tweens.
These books are packed with fun facts about dinosaurs, so they’re sure to keep your kids entertained and engaged.
Here are six of our favorite dinosaur books for kids:
- National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs: This book is perfect for toddlers and young children, since it features bright illustrations and simple text that will introduce kids to the world of dinosaurs.
- Weird But True! Dinosaurs: This book is full of fun facts about dinosaurs that will amaze and astound kids, so it’s the perfect book for kids who love to learn new things.
- How to Survive in the Age of Dinosaurs: The book is a fun and educational look at what it would be like to live in the age of dinosaurs. It’s perfect for kids who love adventure and excitement, so it will spark their imaginations.
- You Can Be a Paleontologist!: Discovering Dinosaurs with Dr. Scott: This book is a great way for kids to learn about the science of paleontology. It’s perfect for kids who are interested in learning more about dinosaurs and how they lived.
- National Geographic Kids Dinosaurs: The a book that provides little ones with an in-depth look at the world of dinosaurs. The book is full of colorful illustrations, photographs, and engaging text that will help children learn about the different types of dinosaurs, their habitats, and their behaviors.
- National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas: This book is a comprehensive guide to all things dinosaurs. It features stunning illustrations, detailed maps, and fascinating facts, so it is perfect book for kids who want to learn everything.
When you are looking for dinosaur books for kids, be sure to check out National Geographic Kids.
They have a wide variety of books that are sure to keep your kids entertained and engaged.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs
Ages 4 to 8
The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic, with stunning illustrations.
Bursting with fun facts and age-appropriate information, each spread features a different dinosaur, along with simple text in big type that is perfect for little kids.
Young dino fans will love the interactivity included in every chapter, and parents will appreciate tips to help carry readers’ experience beyond the page.
Ages 8 to 12
300 dino-mite facts to sink your teeth into!
Perfectly sized for back seat boredom busting, this addition to the wildly popular WBT series is taking on the jaws and claws that ruled the Mesozoic world.
Calling all dino dynamos! Did you know that the T. rex had vision 13 times better than the average humans?
Or that people collect fossilized dino poop?
And get this: There’s a dinosaur named after Hogwarts–Harry Potter’s wizarding school!
Get ready to meet dinosaurs with horns and feathers, razor-sharp claws and gigantic teeth.
You’ll encounter the places they lived, the bizarre art they inspired, and the amazing paleontologists who discovered them.
Ages 8 to 12
Boom, boom, BOOM … Look out!
That’s a T. rex coming your way!?
You’ve been transported back in time to the age of the dinosaurs.
What do you do?!
Test your chops and discover if you have what it takes to survive at a time when Earth looked, well, a tad different in this ultimate survival guide to the prehistoric age.
Find out how to make it through exploding volcanoes and mega monsoons—while dodging giant Permian bugs!
See how to fend off an angry pterosaur and learn what to do if you’re caught in a stampede of enormous titanosaurs.
Discover what you could eat (spoiler alert: You better like the taste of insects!), and find out which hungry creatures just might try to eat you!
Packed with tips, tricks, and helpful maps, this is the ultimate handbook for dinosaur fans who want to know what life on Earth was really like when dinos ruled.
Could you survive in the age of dinosaurs?
You Can Be a Paleontologist!: Discovering Dinosaurs with Dr. Scott
Ever wondered how to find a dinosaur?
Paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson, host of Dinosaur Train on PBS Kids, tells kids how!
How do paleontologists find dinosaur bones?
How do they know what dinosaurs ate or looked like?
And what is paleontology, anyway?
Dr. Scott tackles all these questions and more while inspiring kids to go out and make the next big dino discovery!
Ages 3 to 6
Perfect for parents and kids to read together.
Learn all about the giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard!
National Geographic Readers’ combination of expert-vetted text, brilliant images, and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators.
This level 1 text provides accessible information for kids just beginning to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow.
Ages 7 to 10
This book takes readers on a tour of every dinosaur-inhabited continent, from Pangea to the modern day, revealing which creatures lived there, what their habitats were like and where dinosaur bones are being found today.
Special sections introducing the dinosaur family tree, a prehistoric era timeline, the geography of the prehistoric globe, what happened to the dinosaurs, and a dinosaur dictionary (with phonetic pronunciations) are also included.
Readers will find inspiration from profiles of diverse paleontologists from around the world.
The oversized hardcover format showcases stunning, full color dinosaur illustrations on every page and the custom-made, kid-friendly maps were created by National Geographic’s legendary cartography and exploration experts.
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