Books to Survive the Dinopocalypse

What if we woke up in a world where dinosaurs had not gone extinct? Could humankind coexist with these fearsome creatures or would we have to learn to adapt? Let’s hope we never have to find out, but just in case we created a list to help survive the Dinopocalypse. Start taking notes!

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton:

An American bioengineering research firm erects a theme park on a Caribbean island, complete with live dinosaurs, and invites a group of scientists to be its first terrified guests.

The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

An account of an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin of South America where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive.

The Rise & Fall of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte:

Brusatte traces the evolution of dinosaurs from their inauspicious start as small shadow dwellers into the dominant array of species every wide-eyed child memorizes today, including T. rex, Triceratops, Brontosaurus and more.

Zoo by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge:

All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. A young biologist watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the impending violence becomes terrifyingly clear. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide.

Raptor Red by Robert T. Bakker:

After her mate is killed in an attack by a brontosaurus, a female raptor embarks on a perilous year-long odyssey as she copes with a flash flood, migrates to the ocean, finds a new mate and produces a family of chicks.

Dinotopia by James Gurney:

In 1862, after being shipwrecked in uncharted seas, Professor Arthur Denison and his twelve-year-old son Will find themselves washed up on a strange island where people and dinosaurs live together peacefully.

Know of another book that would help with survival among prehistoric reptiles? Let us know in the comments below.