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The top 10 best books you must read about dinosaurs

Have you always wanted to know more about dinosaurs and how they used to live on Earth? Then take a look at this top 10 in which both books for adults and children’s books are discussed. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Dinosaurs of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About DinosaursAuthor
Little Kids First Big Book Collector’s Set: Birds and BugsCatherine D. Hughes
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost WorldStephen L. Brusatte
Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All AgesThomas R. Holtz Jr
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs Philip J. Currie
Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual Guide to Prehistoric AnimalsDK
The Complete Dinosaur Michael K. Brett-Surman
The Dinosaur Book John Woodward
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible HugJonathan Stutzman
Feathered Dinosaurs: The Origin of BirdsJohn A. Long and Peter Schouten
How to Catch a DinosaurAdam Wallace

The updated top 10 list: the best books about dinosaurs

Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

9 To 12 year olds will particularly like this book, because it is written on their reading level. Dinosaurs have always triggered interest of children, so this book will tell them about dinosaurs’ history and what species there are.

Where on Earth? Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Life: The Amazing History of Earth’s Most Incredible Animals

This is also a children’s book, but this is not just about dinosaurs, because it also includes other animals that lived on earth a long time ago. In this atlas there are stories with maps and what species lived there.

The Dinosaur Book

‘The Dinosaur Book’ has a little more details than the two previous titles on our top ten list, and that is why it is suitable for ages up to 12. There are over 1200 illustrations in this book that will feed the curious child.

The Big Book of Dinosaurs

There is something about dinosaurs that captivates a child, and the illustrations in ‘The Big Book of Dinosaurs’ will have the same effect. Prevent your 5 to 8 year old of grabbing an electronic device every time, and give them this book on prehistoric creatures instead. They will love it.

Dinosaur! (Knowledge Encyclopedias)

This children’s encyclopedia can capture the attention of adults as well, because the facts and 3-D images are astonishing. Inspire the young paleontologist and learn of dinosaurs, fossils and other prehistoric animals that once roamed the earth.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)

The ‘Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs’ is written for a younger audience, mainly for 4 to 8 year old children who show interest in the world of dinosaurs. We especially like the tips in this book, because these can improve the young reader’s experience.

Discovery: Rumble with the Dinosaurs! (10-Button Sound Books) 

If your child is into sound books, then don’t miss this one on dinosaurs. There are 10 sound buttons in this book, and it also comes with lovely illustrations and fun information. (Age 3 to 5)

Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The Definitive Visual Guide to Prehistoric Animals

And now a book for grown-ups on dinosaurs: ‘Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life’. Find out not only about dinosaurs, but also discover the fish, plants, reptiles and bacteria that ruled the world many, many years ago. This is so much more than a book on dinosaurs.

Fossils for Kids: A Junior Scientist’s Guide to Dinosaur Bones, Ancient Animals, and Prehistoric Life on Earth

Will your next holiday be in a region where you can find fossils with your children? Then we think this book is a great gift for them. It will prepare them for the adventure of how to find fossils.

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: Discover more than 80 Prehistoric Creatures (My Very Important Encyclopedias)

This fun book on dinosaurs is filled with facts from the prehistoric world, and it also shows you how to clean any fossils you have found. Will your child become a famous paleontologist after reading this book?

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