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Ancient Animals - a book by Thomson, Sarah L.

Ancient Animals

Terror Bird

Ancient Animals( )
Author: Thomson, Sarah L.
Plant, Andrew
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

There are a lot of large birds that inhabit our world today—the albatross, the condor, the emperor penguin. But none of these compare to the terror bird: a bird of prey that roamed ancient South America over fifteen million years ago. The terror bird could stand as tall as a basket ball hoop, with strong beaks designed to hunt. For sixty million years, the terror bird thrived. Almost every other animal could be considered its prey. How did this prehistoric creature...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Birds
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.42 x 8.44 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Thomson, Sarah L. (Author)
Sarah L. Thomson attended college in Oberlin, Ohio. After graduation, she moved to New York and worked in publishing. She eventually became a senior editor at HarperCollins Children's Books. She became a full-time author shortly after her first book, The Dragon's Son, was published. Her works include Stars and Stripes: The Story of the American Flag; all the Wildlife Conservation Society I Can Read Books, including Amazing Tigers!, winner of an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award; and What Lincoln Said.


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