by Thomas R. Holtz Jr.
New York: Random House, 2007. 427 pages.

Billed as "the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages," Thomas R. Holtz Jr.'s Dinosaurs brings together contributions from thirty-three of the world's leading paleontologists (including the president of NCSE's board of directors, Kevin Padian), spectacular illustrations by Luis V. Rey, and Holtz's own enthusiastic and informative text. The jacket copy proclaims, "This is not your mother's dinosaur book. Written specifically for young people from a professional paleontologists' perspective, it's packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even die-hard dinophiles."