Here is an original and exciting new look at fossils -- the remains of long-vanished animals and plants.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
This, the first all-photographic field guide to cover fossils found throughout North America north of Mexico, includes nearly 500 full-color photographs identifying corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, bones, as well as fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop form
Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Creatures of the Deep
Sharks and dinosaurs, dinosaurs and sharks, we find them both alien and awe-inspiring, at once utterly inhuman and somehow irresistibly compelling.
The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould
The most entertaining and enlightening writings by the beloved paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and celebrant of the wonder of life.
The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans
This book tells the story of human evolution, the epic of Homo sapiens and its colorful precursors and relatives.
Bringing Fossils To Life: An Introduction To Paleobiology
This book has got to be one of the finest introductory paleontonlogy books on the market.
The Earth Through Time
This best-selling historical geology text provides an excellent balance of basic geology and paleontology.
Messel: An Insight into the History of Life and of the Earth
Located near Frankfurt, Germany, the oil shales of Messel are known around the world as the site of one of the most magnificent collections of preserved paleontological remains in existence.