Topic Books about Dinosaurs and the Stone Age for Children KS1

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Stone Age Boy 

by Satoshi Kitamura

One day a boy is walking along when he trips and stumbles ... into the Stone Age! He meets a tribe and learns about their way of life, from hunting, cooking to celebrating. But when a furious cave bear attacks, he wakes up back in his own time where everyone tells him it was only a dream. But was it?

Dinosaurium by Chris Wormell 

Dinosaurium features a wide range of dinosaurs from the most-loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to lesser-known species such as Coelophysis and Tsintaosaurus. With stunning artwork and informative text with input from experts, Dinosaurium is the perfect book for children with an interest in this fascinating field.

The First Drawing

by Mordicai Gerstein

In 1994, the Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc was discovered, filled with drawings made 30,000 years ago. In that same cave, prehistoric footprints were found: those of an 8-year-old child and a wolf. The First Drawing is a story sure to inspire any artist, as well as anyone with a dream to do something different.

Children's Dinosaur Atlas

by John Malam

The perfect book for young dinosaur lovers, this interactive atlas is full of colourful maps that reveal where dinosaurs lived during different periods of prehistory, plus vibrant scenes that describe their habitat.


Linus the Vegetarian T-Rex 

by Robert Neubecker

Ruth Ann knows everything about dinosaurs. So when she meets Linus, a T-Rex who prefers picking vegetables to preying on his herbivorous neighbours, she's not sure what to think. Is something wrong with Linus? A great book that also introduces being a vegetarian or vegan.

UG by Raymond Briggs

Ug lives in the Stone Age. And that means stone blankets, stone cold food and worst of all, hard stone trousers! Ug has suggestions to improve family life. His ideas about heating, cooking, boats, and balls that actually bounce are initially met with a hostile reaction. But with the help of his father, Ug comes tantalisingly close to his ultimate garment goal . . .


Curious About Fossils

by Kate Waters 

Curious about Fossils explains why and where fossils form and looks at the colourful lives and important discoveries of some of the great early fossil hunters and collectors. 

How to Wash a Wooly Mammoth by Michelle Robinson

Does your woolly mammoth need a wash? It's not a very easy thing to do... Find out exactly how to wash your mammoth in this hilarious instruction manual - just remember don't get any soap in its eyes or it might escape up a tree!

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Dinosaur Trouble

by Dick King Smith

The terrible Tyrannosaurus rex is scaring all the dinosaur families that live on the Great Plain. Nosy, the little pterodactyl, and his great friend Banty, the apatosaurus, agree that T. rex has got to be stopped. But how?

Luckily Nosy has a plan ...

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DK Find Out! Stone Age by DK

Discover what Stone Age people wore, sample some of their favourite foods, and read about the history of wolves.  Learn all about the Iron Age, Bronze Age, and the Ice Ages, too. All the information is broken down into bite-sized chunks, and the colourful illustrations bring history to life.


Cave Baby 

by Julia Donaldson

A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky baby on a ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothed tiger, a leaping hare, a laughing hyena and a big brown bear . . . But where are they going? And what has it to do with the baby's scribblings on the cave wall?

Pop-Up Dinosaurs

by Owen Davey

From the allosaurus to the zuniceratops, discover dinosaurs great and small in this prehistoric pop-up alphabet. Featuring a selection of popular, unusual and incredible dinosaurs, this is a stylish treasury perfect for any dinosaur fan.


Dear Dinosaur 

by Chae Strathie

After a trip to the museum, Max writes a letter to his favourite dinosaur, the mighty T. Rex - and the T. Rex replies! As Max and T. Rex learn about each other's lives, a very unusual friendship develops. Dinosaur fans will love this interactive book with letters and cards to open, and dinosaur facts to discover along the way.

If I had a Dinosaur

by Gabby Dawnay

A little girl dreams of having her very own pet. But what kind of animal would be best? As she plays with her toy dinosaur, inspiration strikes. When she falls asleep, the dinosaur from her daydreams stands in the garden with its head poking through the bedroom window, making her dreams come true.


Day of the Dinosaurs

by Steve Brusatte

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs and compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric periods. Fact-filled, fully illustrated and in an exciting large format, this is a thrilling read for any young dinosaur fan!


Forgotten Beasts 

by Matt Sewell

This beautifully-illustrated large format looks at the amazing beasts that time forgot - from the relatively well known, such as the sabre-toothed tiger and woolly mammoth, to the obscure monsters that walked the earth millions of years ago - many now forgotten.


Life on Earth: Dinosaurs

by Heather Alexander

This engaging, interactive flap book will answer lots of your dinosaur fan's questions. With entertaining and informative illustrations and over 100 questions and 70 flaps to lift and look beneath.


Dictionary of Dinosaurs 

by Dr. Matthew G. Baron

Find out about every dinosaur that’s ever been discovered in this brilliant dictionary full of dinosaurs! From the Aardonyx to the Zuniceratops, discover when they lived, where they lived, what they ate and much more! 


Animals of a Bygone Era

by Maja Safstrom

In the past, amazing and strange animals roamed the earth, including giant sea scorpions, tiny horses, enormous sloths, and fierce 'terror birds'. These and many more fantastic extinct animals are illustrated in this whimsical collection


Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures 

by Emily Hawkins

Travel back in time to lock horns with a triceratops, stalk prey with a T-Rex, and learn to fly with a baby Pteranodon. With hundreds of things to spot and facts to learn, this is the biggest Atlas adventure yet!


The Dinosaur Book

by DK

With striking images and fascinating facts, The Dinosaur Book brings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatures ever to exist. Using a range of full-colour images, including spectacular fossilised bones and realistic digital reconstructions, all forms of prehistoric life are covered.


Tyrannosaurus Drip

by Julia Donaldson

Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur's egg ends up in the wrong nest, he's so out of place that his big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet life munching on water weed . . .

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