A fascinating three-dimensional presentation provides the reader with an in-depth, hands-on exploration of an awe-inspiring T. rex. In Explore a T. Rex, a fascinating three-dimensional presentation allows in-depth, hands-on exploration of the most fearsome dinosaur that ever prowled the earth. This unique “model” can be deconstructed and rebuilt layer by layer, system by system, just by turning the page, so the reader can see how each part of the T. rex’s body is connected to the others. By combining a 3-D model with informative text and pictures, Explore a T. Rex helps children understand how dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes ruled the prehistoric world for millions of years.
Dennis Schatz is Senior Advisor at Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington. He is also Field Editor of a new journal, Connected Science Learning, which highlights links between in-school and out-of-school learning. The journal is a joint effort of the National Science Teacher Association and the Association of Science Technology Centers.Dennis is the author of 23 science books for children, including Uncover A T. rex (becker&mayer!), the Fossil Detective series of four books (becker&mayer!) and the popular Totally series of six books (Totally Dinosaurs in 2000 to Totally Sea Creatures in 2003; becker&mayer!). His books have sold almost 2 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 23 languages. His Uncover A T. rex book was a 2003 Parents Choice Award Winner, and his Fossil Detective Woolly Mammoth received a 2006 iParenting Media award. He is also coauthor/editor of several curriculum resources for teachers. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.