Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs


Author: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart


Illustrator: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart


REINHART, Matthew & SABUDA, Robert. Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs. NY: Candlewick Press, 2005. 8vo, 10pp.Olive green cloth stamped in gilt on spine with a full-color pop-up on the front panel.Full-color pop-up illustrations on each page, with smaller pop-up inserts on each page. A fine copy in publisher's original olive green cloth slipcase. Signed by the artists,Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda.

Limited Edition. 1 of 260 signed copies. From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet. Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next spread and a ravishing raptor unfurls and appears to fly off the edge of the page. Inside the amazing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS are "shield bearers" in full-body armor, creatures with frilly headgear, and weighty, long-necked giants.Full of fascinating facts and lighthearted good humor, this breathtaking book includes fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties. This beautiful, limited edition features an extra pop-up that was not present in the trade edition.