Dinotopia has ratings and 56 reviews. Alec said: With this fourth installment, the series is redeemed! I’m going to get rid of my copy of First Fl. Lists in articles are discouraged on Dinotopia Wiki. You can help Dinotopia Wiki by moving the lists to ‘List of Dinosaurs in Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara’ and. A stand-alone sequel to the first two Dinotopia books, Journey to Chandara offers the perfect introduction to James Gurney’s fantasy world for readers of all ages.

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Other books in the series. Along the way, the duo encounters several new locals, including an old magician named Cornelius Mazurka and his companion Therizinosaurus Henriette in the ruins of an old city, a town called Bilgewater made completely out of salvaged ships that the inhabitants believe will carry them into another world, and Jorotongo, a consistently festive and completely nomadic village comprised of pilgrims from the Sunflower, sister ship to the Mayflower.

Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara by James Gurney

A four-hour TV mini-series dinoropia by Hallmark Entertainment was also based on James Gurney’s work, and was advertised as the first “mega-series. Dinotopia 1 – 10 of 16 books. After a pleasant rest with congenial companions, Bix and Arthur set off to make the dangerous trip through the Blackwood Flats. Archived joufney the original on 7 August These words and dinotpia are mere glimpses of the wonders I have beheld.

Arthur Denison’s travels and study of the land apart from time leads him to the eastern city of Chandara, by special permission and invitation of Emperor Hugo Khan. After reading the first Dinotopia, I was giddy with excitement at the prospect of three more books, before being plunged to the depths of disappointment.


These are considered the main books of the series and establish the fictional world in which the others are set. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

They are like the wayward leaf or feather delivered by the wind and captured between the pages of time. When he returns, he is fascinated by the ancient relics found there and is convinced that they may be key in enabling him to leave or explore the island.

Dinotopia: Journey to Chandara

Jun 15, Jen Pritchard rated it liked it. It was steeped in politics that had no place before. World Science Fiction Society. Some of the paintings are less rendered than others, but the ones that are fully rendered are spectacular!

We’ve got songs written out in musical notation. We’ve got street vendors who use the jokrney on a dinosaur to hold fresh bread loaves that look like giant donuts.

Dinotopia: Journey To Chandara

So many wonderful drawings, maps, diagrams and characters to enjoy. Overall, the book was mind-boggling.

The Dinotopia Digest series chandada of sixteen young adult novels penned by several different authors. Every dinotopiz is a treasure. The carnivores are actually very respectful of this and always wait for the dinosaur to pass peacefully, never attacking them while alive. It is the setting for the book series with which it shares its name. Great story, beautiful photos. It is implied that this is where the Atlantis myth originated. The Denisons then set out to explore the island, hoping to find a means of returning to their old lives.


Dinotopia Lost and The Hand of Dinotopia. But this book had some of my favorite visuals from the entire series a city built on upended ships?? This was never elaborated on further or confirmed to be true though.

Arthur kept journals documenting the adventures that he had in Dinotopia, and over time these journals were discovered by a man called James Gurney. To travel at an unhurried pace, not worrying how fast it is taking to move from point A to point B, is the ideal way to travel. Khan punishes Crabb by assigning him to be a chef for a band of Acrocanthosaurus Shaolin-monkswho ate their last chef after he failed to satisfy them.

Books like these are always so difficult to review – on one hand, without childhood nostalgia, the story itself shows I have always had a soft spot for explorers’ journals, and this book has everything I could wish for from the genre. The art is really beautiful and imaginative.

To g Iourney think that this is my favorite of the Dinotopia series.