T. Rex (National Geographic Kids: Level 1)

by Andrea Silen (Author) Franco Tempesta (Illustrator)

T. Rex (National Geographic Kids: Level 1)

RAWR! It's a Tyrannosaurus rex! Learn all about one of the biggest, baddest dinosaurs ever to stalk the planet.

Giant teeth! Crushing bite! Slicing claws! And ... feathers?

Scientists have unearthed new knowledge about the king of the dinosaurs, and now you can, too. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic forests to meet the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex. Learn how their bodies were perfectly adapted for hunting, how T. rex parents guarded their nests, and just how much meat they could guzzle down in a single bite. Then explore some of the fascinating fossils--including Sue and Scotty--that have helped scientists make important discoveries (for example, T. rex may not have roared at all!).

National Geographic Readers' combination of expert-vetted text, brilliant images, and a fun approach to reading have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators. Level 1 text provides accessible information for kids just beginning to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!

With stunning artwork, incredible information, and all reviewed by a National Geographic paleontologist, this book will amaze young readers with the latest facts about this perennial favorite creature.

About the series:

This high-interest, educationally vetted readers series features magnificent National Geographic images accompanied by text written by experienced, skilled children's book authors. Each reader includes a glossary and interactive features in which kids get to use what they've learned in the book. Level 1 readers reinforce the content of the book with a kinesthetic learning activity. Level 2 readers feature slightly higher-level text and additional vocabulary words. Level 3 readers have more layers of information to challenge more proficient readers. For emerging readers, the Pre-reader level introduces vocabulary and concepts, and the Co-reader level provides a collaborative reading experience.


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ALA/Booklist

Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.
Andrea Silen
ANDREA SILEN is a writer, editor, and frequent contributor to National Geographic Kids media, including National Geographic Kids magazine and its companion website. She lives in Washington, D.C.

KELLY HARGRAVE writes a variety of nonfiction and novelty children's books for top publishers and licensed properties that inspire kids to think genuinely and creatively about their own world, full of unexpected discoveries and incredible possibilities. Hargrave lives in Colorado, where she loves exploring nature with a pen, paper, and camera always at the ready. Web: www.kellyhargrave.com.


Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781426372735
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
National Geographic Kids
Publication date
May 20, 2022
Series
National Geographic Kids: Level 1
BISAC categories
JNF003050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Library of Congress categories
Tyrannosaurus rex

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