Steve Brusatte is a paleontologist at the University of Edinburgh and a specialist on the evolution of dinosaurs. He helped identify Pinocchio rex as a tyrannosaur. Through his fieldwork he has discovered dinosaur fossils in many places around the world. Dr. Brusatte wrote Day of the Dinosaurs and Walking with Dinosaurs Encyclopedia. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
"An up-to-the-minute account of the long history and remarkable
biology of these extraordinary animals."--RICHARD FORTEY, former
senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum and author
of Life, Trilobite!, and Earth
"Brusatte delivers a cutting-edge account of Earth's most awe-inspiring age--and does so with great skill, humor, and wonder. Captures the majesty of the creatures he studies, as well as their breathtaking evolutionary ride."--PETER BRANNEN, author of The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions
"Steve Brusatte explains how these spectacular bygone animals shaped our present, and how they can inform our future. ... One of the world's leading millennial paleontologists. ... The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs is an expansive biography of this peerless group of species."--VICE/Motherboard
"The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs may be the best book on dinosaurs ever written for a popular audience."--Inside Higher Ed