Titanosaur: Discovering the World's Largest Dinosaur

By CARBALLIDO, José Luis & Diego Pol

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9781338207392
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Orchard Bks.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2018  |  Elementary

Gr 1–3—Carballido and Pol retell the amazing story of how they excavated and reconstructed a 100-million-year-old titanosaur in Patagonia. The narrative begins with the discovery of a large bone by a man, referred to only as "gaucho," and his eventual meeting with the authors/paleontologists before seguing into a detailed account of how a team of pal...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

The paleontologists who discovered the fossilized bones of a group of seven of the largest-known ("for now") dinosaurs take readers step-by-step through the careful and time-consuming process of unearthing, transporting, and assembling a titanosaur skeleton. The main narrative (well-paced if exclamation point-heavy) tells the story of the scientists' lucky find, from the landowner's initial report of a giant bone on his property in Argentina to the reveal of the reassembled 122-foot-long, 26.5-foot-tall skele...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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