The first thing a young dinosaur expert needs to know about Pteranodon is that it isn't a dinosaur! It's a flying reptile that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. The creature's wingspan is much wider than any modern bird's wingspan?and its wings were attached to a finger on each hand. This incredible carnivorous reptile likely soared for hundreds of miles over water. Pteranodon's most fascinating facts are showcased in this accessible text, which uses graphic elements such as labeled pictures and maps to reinforce key points. A concluding activity asks readers to spot the reptile in a prehistoric scene.