How did Stegosaurus get its name? What did it eat? Where did it live? Readers find these answers and much more thanks to age-appropriate text about a high-interest topic and common part of elementary science curricula. Colorful illustrations present examples of what this plant-eating dinosaur looked like with its spiked tail and plated back. These plates are said to have had many possible uses, such as defending against predators or attracting mates. Other fun facts are packed into this accessible text with additional fact boxes and diagrams for readers who want to become Stegosaurus experts.