The Velociraptor is one of the most popular dinosaurs for young readers to learn about. In this captivating text, readers learn about the similarities this dinosaur shares with birds. These dinosaurs had hollow bones and tended to nests of eggs, although they were not known to fly. These and other fascinating facts about the Velociraptor are included in the age-appropriate main text that supports a major science curriculum topic. Additional information is included in well-organized fact boxes and detailed diagrams. Colorful computer-generated illustrations of the Velociraptor add a creative visual element for readers looking to expand their knowledge of dinosaurs.