Dinosaur Babies (Step-into-Reading: A Step 1 Book)

Dinosaur Babies (Step-into-Reading: A Step 1 Book)

Language: English

Pages: 32

ISBN: 0679812075

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.
 
With revised illustrations reflecting our new understanding of dinosaurs, this updated Science Reader is as scientifically accurate today—and as easy to read—as when it was first published in 1991. An ideal introduction to some of the most fascinating babies of all time, this Step 2 book is perfect for young dinosaur fans who can read with help. The hatching of eggs, dinosaur parenting, and the hazards faced by prehistoric young’uns are all here in this accessible look at a perennially popular subject.

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To Jaya — L.R.P. With thanks to Dr. Glenn W. Storrs of Cincinnati Museum Center and Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr., Department of Geology, University of Maryland Text copyright � 1991, 2014 by Lucille Recht Penner Cover art and interior illustrations copyright � 1991, 2014 by Peter Barrett All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House LLC, a Penguin Random House Company, New York. Originally published in a slightly different form by

Random House Children’s Books, New York, in 1991. Step into Reading, Random House, and the Random House colophon are registered trademarks of Random House LLC. Visit us on the Web! StepIntoReading.com randomhouse.com/kids Educators and librarians, for a variety of teaching tools, visit us at RHTeachersLibrarians.com Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Penner, Lucille Recht. Dinosaur babies / by Lucille Recht Penner ; illustrated by Peter Barrett. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A step

2 book) Originally published: New York : Random House, c1991. Summary: Describes the characteristics and behavior of baby dinosaurs. ISBN: 978-0-679-81207-4 (trade) — ISBN: 978-0-679-91207-1 (lib. bdg.) — ISBN: 978-0-375-98199-9 (ebook) 1. Dinosaurs—Infancy—Juvenile literature. [1. Dinosaurs. 2. Animals—Infancy.] I. Barrett, Peter, ill. II. Title. III. Series: Step into reading. Step 2 book. QE861.5 .P45 2003 567.9—dc21 2002013646 This book has been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level

see and hear well. Tyrannosaurus (tie-RAN-uh-SOR-us) Human babies are born without any teeth. Not dinosaur babies! They had lots of teeth. Apatosaurus (uh-PAT-uh-SOR-us) What did baby dinosaurs eat? Some kinds ate leaves and berries and seeds. Deinonychus (die-NON-ih-kus) Some kinds ate little animals and bugs. Ornithomimus (or-NIH-thuh-MY-mus) Was it safe for baby dinosaurs to hunt for food alone? No! Tyrannosaurus (tie-RAN-uh-SOR-us) Enemies were all around. And baby dinosaurs

could not fight or run fast. They could only hide. Triceratops (try-SEHR-uh-tops) Some baby dinosaurs were lucky. They were never alone. They lived in herds. Even then enemies tried to grab the babies and eat them! Maybe the big dinosaurs made a circle and kept the little ones inside. Babies were safe in the dinosaur herd. The dinosaurs walked and ate and slept together. Styracosaurus (sty-RAK-uh-SOR-us) Baby dinosaurs kept growing and changing. Some kinds grew sharp horns.

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