What were dinosaurs? Readers learn the answer to this question and more through this title, which combines a high-interest topic with nonfiction text features to make learning fun. The text covers meat-eating dinosaurs, plant-eating dinosaurs, dinosaurs that flew, and ones that swam. Engaging visuals accompany the text, which features simple, age-appropriate language designed specifically for young readers. Other high-interest topics such as fossils and how the dinosaurs met their end will pique readers' interest. A word bank, index, and picture quiz help reinforce the concepts presented in this captivating volume.