• Norman D.B. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs London, Salamander Books 1985 Easy to understand well presented
  • Czerkas S.J. and Olson E.C. Dinosaurs Past and Present. Volumes I and II Seattle, University of Washington Press. 1987 Comprehensive and well illustrated book. A basic techincal guide for all euthusiasts
  • Benton M Dinosaurs: An A-Z Guide. Crown USA 1988 Kingfisher UK 1988 A popular guide by a British Palaeonotlogist. Description, full-colour illustrations pronunication guide, name of namer, map of find(s), year named.


  • Horner J.R and Gorman J Maia. A Dinosaur grows up Museum of the Rockies, USA 1985 A short book about how dinosaurs were looked after by their parents
  • Norman D The Age of Dinosaurs Wayland, Hove UK 1985 For younger children
  • Norman D Creatures of Long Ago National Geographic Washington DC 1988 Little pop-up book about Dinosaurs


  • Bakker R.T. The Dinosaur Heresies. New Theories unlocking the Mystery of Dinosaurs and Their Extinctions William Morrow New York 1986 Summary of Bakker's views about dinosaurs, their world and the work of other palaeontologists, exploring many topics
  • The Dinosauria edited by D.B. Weishampel, P. Dodson and H. Osmolska University of California Press 1990 Authoritative review extremely detailed
  • Charig A.J. A New Look at the Dinosaurs Natural History Museum London 1979 Careful review, weak on the number and variety of dinosaurs a little outdated.

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