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The Doctor Who Dinosaur Book was an activity book published by Target Books and W. H. Allen.

Subject matter[edit | edit source]

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

Contents (double-page spreads)[edit | edit source]

  • Introduction
  • The Age of the Dinosaurs
  • Coelophysis
  • Apatosaurus
  • Allosaurus
  • Allosaurus v Apatosaurus
  • Allosaurus v Stegosaurus
  • Pterodactylus & Archaeopteryx
  • Iguanadon
  • Ankylosaurus
  • Anatosaurus
  • Protoceratops
  • Struthiomimus & Albertosaurus
  • Pteranodon
  • Plesiosaurus
  • Ichthyosaurus
  • Polacanthus
  • Diplodocus
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Fighting Tyrannosaurs
  • Brachiosaurus
  • Compsognathus
  • Triceratops
  • The End of the Dinosaurs
  • Megatherium
  • An Animal Called Man
  • Smilodon
  • Mastodon
  • A Dinosaur Montage
  • Goodbye

Notable features[edit | edit source]

  • This title included a pull-out stapled poster featuring the cover artwork by George Underwood.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Following the success of The Doctor Who Dinosaur Book a range of educational books (Doctor Who Discovers), following a similar format, was launched in February 1977.
  • This title had a print run of 75,000 copies and was priced 75p (UK).
  • Terrance Dicks is not credited as the writer on the cover, but is inside.
  • The book opens with a letter signed "The Doctor".

Credits[edit | edit source]

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