Further Information:

Some books, movies, and websites are created by or with professional scientists. These are more likely to be correct and up-to-date. Look on the front or back cover for further information about who created the resource. Examples of age-appropriate resources that PRI recommends include the following:


  • Aliki, 1990. Fossils Tell of Long Ago. Harper Trophy.
  • Cole, & Degen. 1994. The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor. Scholastic Press.
  • Dixon, D. 1996. Prehistoric life. Oxford University Press.
  • Howard, J. 1997. I Can Read About Fossils. Troll Associates.
  • Kittinger, J. 1999. Stories in Stone. Franklin Watts Inc.
  • Pope, J. 1994. Fossil Detective. Troll Associates.
  • Taylor, P. 2000. Eyewitness Fossil. DK Publishing.



  • Amazing Animals Video: Underwater Animals. 1998
  • Amazing Animals Video: Prehistoric Animals. 1997
  • Eyewitness Video: Prehistoric life. 1996

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