A brief introduction to the flying pterodactyls, highlighting their size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable pterodactyl fossils.
Part of the When Dinosaurs Lived series
The terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex. The tanklike Triceratops. Although they vanished from Earth millions of years ago, these and other extinct creatures remain endlessly fascinating. When Dinosaurs Lived takes young readers back in time for a fundamental introduction to six ancient reptiles and the world they ruled. Each title features dynamic illustrations of the featured beast and its prehistoric surroundings, set alongside simple text that touches upon the creature’s growth, features, and likely behavior.