Illumisaurus: Explore the World of Dinosaurs With Your Magic 3 Color Lens | Book Review

Book Review of Illumisaurus: Explore the world of dinosaurs with your magic three color lens
The Children’s Book Review


Written by Lucy Brownridge

Illustrated by Carnovsky

Ages 5-8 | 64 Pages

Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions | ISBN-13: 978-0711252509

What to expect: Dinosaurs, Three-Dimensional Book, Nature, Facts

Discover the amazing world of the past in this exciting Dinosaur book, created by the team Carnovsky—creators of such hits as Illuminature and Illumanatomy.

A perfect gift book for the dinosaur lover in your life, Illumisaurus is awe-inspiring. In this breathtaking book, three-dimensional dinosaurs roar to life with the included “magic” three-color viewing lens. This enormous book (approximately 12X14 inches) is big enough to let young readers fully immerse themselves in the world of dinosaurs. Plus, the incredibly detailed images of dinosaurs and their habitats will amaze and enthrall them.

Young would-be paleontologists can journey through the different continents and sub-continents, searching for their favorite creatures. Western Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and many more, are separated into sections. Author Lucy Brownridge creates a realistic narrative for each geographic section, and the handy map pinpoints the areas discussed to connect it better to present-day geography.

Each geographic area also includes a Species Guide that describes which dinosaurs lived where. How much fun is it to see what might have roamed in your very own backyard or near your favorite vacation spot? Prehistoric plants and animals, including sharks, dragonflies, and peonies, are also revealed by geographic location. Illumisaurus is a well-rounded run-down of the impressive complex, and in some ways still the same, land of dinosaurs. It helps make the dinosaurs all the more real! Thrilling—and a little bit terrifying!

Readers who genuinely love dinosaurs and all prehistoric creatures will spend endless time delving through the complex and detailed world Carnovsky has created. An excellent addition to the Illumi-lineup of books, Illumisaurus easily stands alone as the best dinosaur-themed gift for any young paleontologist and a perfect addition to a classroom library.

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Lucy Brownridge

About the Author

Lucy Brownridge is an author and editor of children’s books based in London. She writes books for children about the history of art, history, animals, and science. She has an MA in history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a BA in history of art from the University of Bristol. 

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July 8, 2022 at 01:10AM Denise Mealy