In July 2023, PNSO Chinese Dinosaurs Science Comics, scientific art books by ZHAO Chuang and YANG Yang, officially published in Chinese. The published PNSO Chinese Dinosaur Science Comics includes ten volumes: Secrets of Flying, Survival Tricks, Is Trying to Win a Mistake?, Gaining Weight, Tales of the Ancestors, Unusual Necks, Bewildering Colors, Mysterious Nights, Dazzling Crowns, and Eating Wisely. The illustrations in the books drawn by ZHAO Chuang, a scientific artist, are very distinctive, combining cute cartoon images and scientific art restorations, which allow the children to fully understand scientific knowledge through hilarious scenes and realistic artworks. The easy-understanding and humorous stories written by YANG tell children profound scientific knowledge in simple terms.
PNSO Chinese Dinosaurs Science Comics: Cover Pages
The comic books in this series narrate stories about ten dinosaur species discovered in China, namely Mandschurosaurus, Euhelopus, Lufengosaurus, Tsintaosaurus, Mamenchisaurus, Shantungosaurus, Huayangosaurus, Sinosauropteryx, Microraptor, and Huanghetitan. These exciting stories consist of anecdotes about various animals in the long river of life, unpopular knowledge of various animals, magical mysteries of evolution, and of course, fantastic dinosaur facts. In the process of easy reading, children can not only understand the mysteries of nature, but also provoke a lot of thinking. When following the funny stories to explore step by step, they will find that the same problem can be viewed from different perspectives, and draw inferences about other cases from one instance, which makes children fall in love with the process of analysis, deduction, induction, and constantly try to find the reasons behind things.
PNSO Chinese Dinosaurs Science Comics: Inside Pages
All works in PNSO Chinese Dinosaurs Science Comics series come from the research results of “Darwin: An Art Project of Life Sciences” of “PNSO’s Scientific Art Projects Plan: Stories on Earth (2010-2070)”.
PNSO has authorized the simplified Chinese version of PNSO Chinese Dinosaurs Science Comics to Dolphin Books to publish and distribute. The books also come with online courses: videos about amusing dinosaur facts and learning to draw dinosaurs with ZHAO Chuang, which enable readers to understand the uniqueness of each dinosaur from the details and hopefully, bring them a more comprehensive reading experience.