Exciting news for fans of Flying Dinosaurs, my new book – Weird Dinosaurs: The Strange New Fossils Challenging Everything We Thought We Knew – is coming very soon. Advance copies are hot off the press and have just arrived from my publisher NewSouth. It goes on sale in Australia on 1 November. The US/UK version … [Read more…]
“I’ve never before assembled a formal end-of-year-list of what I consider to be the best bird books published but, inspired by Ian ‘Birdbooker’ Paulsen’s recent blog piece, “The Best Bird Books of 2014”, I decided to share my bird books choices for this year, too,” says Guardian blogger GrrlScientist. “Ian’s choices are aimed at ornithologists, … [Read more…]
Come along to one of these events to hear Australian Geographic editor John Pickrell talking about all the latest dinosaur science: BENDIGO Spotlight on Flying Dinosaurs 9 August, 12pm, The Hub (next to the Capital). Free entry. Part of the Bendigo Writers Festival. More information. The Truth About Dinosaurs 9 August, 2pm, Discovery Science and … [Read more…]
I stopped by for a chat last night about Flying Dinosaurs with Scott Bevan and Laetitia Lemke on ABC News 24.
Columbia University Press have purchased the rights to publish Flying Dinosaurs: How fearsome reptiles became birds in the US and Canada! This is exciting as the book will reach a bigger audience across North America than if the Australian version had been distributed there alone. The book will be published at the same time as … [Read more…]