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Lessem, Don

Overview
Works: 131 works in 344 publications in 5 languages and 24,705 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Host, Narrator, Scenarist, Creator
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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 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 smartest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn which dinosaurs may have been the smartest
The complete T. rex by John R Horner( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,120 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 )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 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
Giant meat-eating dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how giant carnivorous dinosaurs hunted, as well as how scientists have learned about them through fossil studies
Scholastic dinosaurs A-Z : the ultimate dinosaur encyclopedia by Don Lessem( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 914 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
Armored dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how armor helped dinosaurs such as Albertosaurus and Edmontonia to survive attack, as well as how scientists have learned about armored dinosaurs through studying fossils
Horned dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 861 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
Digging up Tyrannosaurus rex by John R Horner( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 820 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 )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 805 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
The fastest dinosaurs by Don Lessem( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the giant reptiles of the ocean
The Dinosaur Society's dinosaur encyclopedia by Don Lessem( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 683 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 678 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
Flying giants of dinosaur time by Don Lessem( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip through dinosaur time with "Dino" Don Lessem! You'll meet duck-billed dinosaurs face-to-face
Dinosaur worlds : new dinosaurs, new discoveries by Don Lessem( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the latest information about what the dinosaurs looked like, how they lived, how they died, and how they were discovered. Beautiful illustrations depict the dinosaurs in what is thought to be their natural habitat. This is a comprehensive reference about the Age of the Dinosaurs
Bigger than T. rex : the discovery of Giganotosaurus, the biggest meat-eating dinosaur ever found by Don Lessem( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery and reconstruction, in Patagonia, of the fossil remains of the largest carnivorous dinosaur yet known
 
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The ultimate dinopedia : the most complete dinosaur reference ever
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The smartest dinosaursThe complete T. rexDinosaurs to dodos : an encyclopedia of extinct animalsGiant meat-eating dinosaursScholastic dinosaurs A-Z : the ultimate dinosaur encyclopediaArmored dinosaursHorned dinosaursDigging up Tyrannosaurus rex
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 (119)

Spanish (18)

Chinese (6)

Polish (2)

Dutch (1)