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Eyewitness fossil / written by Paul D. Taylor ; [special photography, Colin Keates].

By: Taylor, Paul D.
Contributor(s): Keates, Colin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: DK eyewitness books. Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2004, c2003Edition: Rev. ed.Description: 72 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0756606829 (hc) :; 9780756606824 (hc); 0756606810 (lib. bdg.); 9780756606817 (lib. bdg.).Other title: Fossil.Subject(s): Paleontology -- Juvenile literature | FossilsDDC classification: 560
Contents:
Fossils-true and false -- Making of rocks -- Turning to stone -- Changing world -- Early paleontology -- Fossil folklore -- Fossils of the future -- Remarkable remains -- Corals -- Sea bed dwellers -- Shells of all shapes -- Intelligent mollusks -- Animals in armor -- Arms and spines -- Fishes -- Plants-the pioneers -- Fossil fuels -- Out of the water -- Onto the land -- Sea dragons -- Fossil giants -- Discovering dinosaurs -- Winged wonders -- Mammal variety -- World apart -- Human fossils -- Living fossils -- Fossil hunting -- Did you know? -- Identifying fossils -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary: Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.
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First ed. published c1990.

Includes index.

Fossils-true and false -- Making of rocks -- Turning to stone -- Changing world -- Early paleontology -- Fossil folklore -- Fossils of the future -- Remarkable remains -- Corals -- Sea bed dwellers -- Shells of all shapes -- Intelligent mollusks -- Animals in armor -- Arms and spines -- Fishes -- Plants-the pioneers -- Fossil fuels -- Out of the water -- Onto the land -- Sea dragons -- Fossil giants -- Discovering dinosaurs -- Winged wonders -- Mammal variety -- World apart -- Human fossils -- Living fossils -- Fossil hunting -- Did you know? -- Identifying fossils -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.

Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.

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Eyewitness fossil / by Taylor, Paul D. ©2003