Books by Claude Delafosse

BEES by Claude Delafosse
Released: March 1, 1997

"A useful introduction. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-7)"
In the First Discovery series, a small book that provides readers with intimate glimpses of slightly larger-than-life, realistically drawn insects. Read full book review >
DINOSAURS by Claude Delafosse
Released: June 1, 1993

"Also new in the same innovative format: Castles (ISBN: 0-590-46377-2). (Nonfiction/Picture book. 3-9)"
A sturdy, spiral-bound ``First Discovery'' book (first published in France) that makes ingenious use of an intriguing gimmick—transparent plastic pages that flip to transform images and add text on opaque spreads: a giant brachiosaurus, seen from the front and compared to a turkey-sized contemporary cousin becomes the same giant from the rear, contrasted with a herd of elephants; a painting of a pterodactyl lifts to reveal its fossilized remains; a huge foot conceals its fossilized track, large enough for a wading pool where a toddler can ``go for a dip''; or scattered bones are assembled with the turn of another page. Read full book review >