WorldCat Identities

Lessem, Don

Overview
Works: 107 works in 267 publications in 6 languages and 25,099 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Host, Narrator
Classifications: QE861.5, 567.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don Lessem
The ultimate dinopedia : the most complete dinosaur reference ever by Don Lessem( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organized by the periods that are well known to young enthusiasts: Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous. It includes almost every dinosaur ever discovered, and highlights 125 species that scientists know sufficiently to describe in rich detail
The complete T. rex by John R Horner( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovery of two skeletons in Montana and South Dakota has led Dr. Horner to several new insights regarding Tyrannosaurus rex
Dinosaurs to dodos : an encyclopedia of extinct animals by Don Lessem( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the names, physical characteristics, and places of origin of a variety of extinct animals, arranged chronologically into eras, periods, and epochs, and discusses times of mass extinction
Scholastic dinosaurs A-Z : the ultimate dinosaur encyclopedia by Don Lessem( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholastic Dinosaurs A to Z presents an enormous amount of dinosaur information for budding paleontologists and amateur fossil hunters. Arranged alphabetically, this book contains more than 700 entries of every creature that has scientifically been deemed a dinosaur as well as those that are commonly mistaken for dinosaurs. This easy-to-navigate organization allows readers of all ages to glean as much or as little information about each animal as they need
Digging up Tyrannosaurus rex by John R Horner( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery and excavation of the world's only complete Tyrannosaurus fossil in Montana, and what was learned from it
The iceman by Don Lessem( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Lessem describes the excavation and study of this unique archaeological specimen--thought by many to be the most dramatic and important find since the open of Tutankhamen's tomb. With the body were the remains of clothes, including a grass cape and size-six lace-up shoes; a longbow, arrows, and a copper-bladed ax; and intriguing accessories such as mushrooms ... The Iceman and his possessions paint a vivid and unprecedented picture of life in Europe more than 5,000 years ago ..."--Back cover
Giant meat-eating dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how giant carnivorous dinosaurs hunted, as well as how scientists have learned about them through fossil studies
The Dinosaur Society's dinosaur encyclopedia by Don Lessem( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each dinosaur is identified by genus, species, and family, and where and when it lived. Whenever possible, appearance, habitat, and behavior are described, and full-body and skeletal restorations are shown. Arranged in convenient alphabetical order, The Dinosaur Society Dinosaur Encyclopedia is a marvelous guide to the fascinating world of the dinosaur
Kings of creation : how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses recent dinosaur finds and "the reinterpretations being made about dinosaur life." Illustrated with black-and-white photos, maps, and "drawings of some of the new dinosaur discoveries ... from the expeditions of the world's leading dinosaur scientists." Includes time line on endpapers
Horned dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how triceratops, torosaurus, and other horned dinosaurs lived, as well as how scientists have learned about them through fossil studies
Armored dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has written more than 30 children's books, writes a popular dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and was an adviser for Jurassic Park. Take a trip through dinosaur time to meet these feathered dinosaurs face to face: The Caudipteryx had feathered arms and a tail that looked like a pom-pom! The Sinovenator may have used colorful feathers to attract a mate! The Microraptor may have used its feathers to glide or even fly! Plus, you'll get to know Beipiaosaurus, Epidendrosaurus, Protarchaeopteryx, Sinosauropteryx, and Velociraptor
The smartest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn which dinosaurs may have been the smartest
Feathered dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about some dinosaurs that had feathers
Giant plant-eating dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go into the world of the dinosaurs
The smallest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the world of the dinosaurs
Sea giants of dinosaur time by Don Lessem( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the giant reptiles of the ocean
Flying giants of dinosaur time by Don Lessem( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the dinosaurs who could fly
Duck-billed dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip through dinosaur time with "Dino" Don Lessem! You'll meet duck-billed dinosaurs face-to-face
The fastest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about some of the swiftest dinosaurs
The deadliest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the mean, meat-eating dinosaurs and how they fought with killer claws and jaws
 
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The ultimate dinopedia : the most complete dinosaur reference ever
Alternative Names
Dino.

Don Lessem American dinosaur expert and author

Don Lessem Amerikaans paleontoloog

Don Lessem rugbista a 15 sudafricano

Lessem, Dino Don

Lessem, "Dino" Don 1951-

Lessem, Don

레셈, 돈

ドン・レッセム

レッセム, ドン

Languages
English (91)

Spanish (29)

Chinese (10)

Polish (2)

Japanese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The complete T. rexDinosaurs to dodos : an encyclopedia of extinct animalsScholastic dinosaurs A-Z : the ultimate dinosaur encyclopediaDigging up Tyrannosaurus rexThe icemanGiant meat-eating dinosaursHorned dinosaursArmored dinosaurs