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Doctor Who Discovers Prehistoric Animals (novel)

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Doctor Who Discovers: Prehistoric Animals was published by Target Books. Its release date was 17 November 1977.

Publisher's summary Edit

What was the world like in prehistoric times? What kind of creatures lived in it? Dr. Who travels back millions of years in the Tardis to meet the fascinating and sometimes frightening prehistoric animals that existed long before man.

Dr. Who Discovers Prehistoric Animals is one of a new series of illustrated books in which the Doctor finds out things he did not know! So watch out for more of the Doctor's voyages of discovery.

Subject matter Edit

  • The Doctor and the TARDIS take the reader on a voyage of discovery.

Notable features Edit

  • Each title included a pull-out stapled poster featuring the cover artwork by Jeff Cummins.
  • Contents (Each topic fully illustrated with a linking narration by the Doctor on his travels)
Perspective
Introduction
The Beginning of Time
The Palaeozoic Era
Nautiloids and Giant Scorpions
Dimetrodon
The Mesozoic Era
Icthyosaurs
Pleisiosaurus
Tylosaurus and Elasmosaurus
The Giant Turtle
Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops
Acanthophlois
Brontosaurus
Polacanthus
Pterodactyl
Rhamphorhynchus
Dimorphodon
Pteranodon
The Cenozoic Era
Phenacodus
Basilosaurus
Diatryma and Phorarhacos
Arsinotherium
Indricotherium
Hydracotherium
Merychippus
Proconsul
Mammoth
Farewell

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