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Dinosaurs

Branch Perryville Branch

Created by Rachel Wright
  • Details about Dig Those Dinosaurs

    Dig Those Dinosaurs

    Francisca Marquez (Illustrator); Lori Haskins Houran

    "Dig, dig, dig those dinosaurs/ So big, big, big those dinosaurs/ Rig, rig, rig those dinosaurs/ Dig those dinosaur bones." The rhythmical text and lively, well-researched illustrations follow a paleontologist and his crew as they find, clean, assemble, and exhibit dinosaur bones. The read-aloud fun is accompanied by up-to-date facts about dinosaur fossils. Educational and inspiring, this story is bound to captivate little scientists.…more

  • Details about Dinosaur Zoom!

    Dinosaur Zoom!

    Penny Dale (Illustrator)

    The dinosaurs are back and this time they're revving, roaring, and racing . . . to a dinosaur birthday party! Bursting with dinosaurs and vehicles of all shapes and sizes and with a delicious surprise ending, this is guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of small boys and girls everywhere.…more

  • Details about Dinosaur vs. The Library

    Dinosaur vs. The Library

    by Bob Shea

    Dinosaur is going to one of his favorite places: the library! On the way, he invites his friends--a lonesome turtle, a sad owl and more-- to roar along with him. But how will his roaring go over at the library? Has Dinosaur finally met his match in Storytime? By combining everyone's favorite feisty red dinosaur with a variety of animals and a celebration of reading, author-illustrator-designer Bob Shea has created another irresistable romp for toddlers and parents to enjoy together.…more

  • Details about Dinosaur Roar!

    Dinosaur Roar!

    Paul Stickland; Henrietta Stickland

    Dinosaurs are the gimmick here, not really the subject. The subjects are, first, antonyms--such as above/below and weak/strong--and then lunch. The paired dinosaurs, in a goofy array of pastels, are almost all smiling, even when the rhyme insists they're "grumpy"--so when they settle down to a lunch with (and not of) each other, the end is satisfying. The pictures and swingy short verses will make this a good group read-aloud, even for the very young. -Booklist These prehistoric monsters are j……more

  • Details about Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs

    Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)

    Learn all about dinosaurs with Fly Guy and Buzz! Fly Guy and Buzz are ready for their next field trip! And in Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs they visit a natural history museum to learn all about dinosaurs. With straightforward text, humorous asides, and kid-friendly full-bleed photographs throughout, young readers will learn lots of fun facts about these prehistoric creatures. Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold really brings nonfiction to life in this fun nonfiction reader!…more

  • Details about How do dinosaurs eat their food?

    How do dinosaurs eat their food?

    Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague.

    How does a dinosaur eat all his food?Does he burp, does he belch, or make noises quite rude?Does he pick at his cereal, throw down his cup,hoping to make someone else pick it up? Just like kids, dinosaurs have a difficult time learning to behave at the table. However, with a little help from Mom and Dad, these young dinosaurs eat all before them with smiles and goodwill. As in their previous books, Yolen and Teague capture children's rambunctious natures with playful read-aloud verse and wonderf……more

  • Details about Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!

    Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!

    Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen; Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)

    In this read-along picture book, a classroom full of young dinosaurs plays with toys, does art projects, and reads books. But each activity is another opportunity for the over-enthusiastic Tyrannosaurus Rex to wreak havoc. Parents and young children will love the call-and-response nature of the book, and young dinosaur fans will appreciate the listing (and pronunciation guide) for a dozen different dino species. The format is extra vertical in order to accommodate T. Rex's biggest messes. Prais……more

  • Details about Hatchlings: life-size baby dinosaurs

    Hatchlings: life-size baby dinosaurs

    by Kelly Milner Halls; illustrated by Adam Relf

    Typically when one imagines what it was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth, visions of 75-foot long apatosaurs and 13-foot tall Tyrannosaurus rex appears. But before dinos grew to be full-size behemoths, they were actually born the same size as kittens, beach balls, and toy trucks. Many of them would even fit within the pages of a picture book! In Hatchlings , kids can have an up close and personal look at true-to-size baby dinosaurs while learning new and exciting facts. The bold and colorful……more

  • Details about Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

    Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

    Margaret Mayo; illustrated by Alex Ayliffe

    Mighty Tyrannosaurus Loved stomp, stomp, stomping, Gigantic legs striding, enormous jaws opening, Jagged teeth waiting for guzzle, guzzling! So stomp, Tyrannosaurus, stomp! From the creaters of Dig Dig Digging comes a noisy parade of dinosaurs who stomp, chomp, race, and chase their way through this energetic, pitch-perfect read-aloud about our favorite prehistoric creatures that once walked through our world. Bold and vivid cut-paper collage art leaps off the page to capture the imaginations of……more

  • Details about If I Had a Raptor

    If I Had a Raptor

    George O'Connor (Illustrator)

    A spunky and imaginative little girl dreams of the best pet ever -- a fuzzy baby raptor to snuggle. Our heroine can't think of anything better than bringing home a baby raptor -- all teensy and tiny, fluffy and funny. It would cuddle and play, stalk birds and dust bunnies, and curl up on laps. In short, it would be the perfect pet! Readers may notice striking similarities between the raptor's behavior and that of a more common house pet. But whether their first love is dinosaurs or kittens, li……more

  • Details about Lizard from the Park

    Lizard from the Park

    Mark Pett (Illustrator)

    A lonely boy's new pet grows into a rather large dilemma--and a Thanksgiving parade offers an uplifting solution--in this charming tale from the author of The Boy and the Airplane and The Girl and the Bicycle . When Leonard takes a shortcut through the park, he finds an egg and takes it home, where it hatches into a lizard (or so Leonard thinks). Leonard names his new pet Buster and takes him all around the city: on the subway, to the library, to a baseball game, and more. But Buster keeps gro……more

  • Details about Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

    Byron Barton (Illustrator)

    A long time ago there were dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes down their backs. Dinosaurs with long, long necks and long, long tails. Imaginatively and with a masterful use of color, shape and composition, Bryon Barton brings to life a unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upon a time. A long time ago there was dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes do……more

  • Details about Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs

    Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)

    Learn all about dinosaurs with Fly Guy and Buzz! Fly Guy and Buzz are ready for their next field trip! And in Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs they visit a natural history museum to learn all about dinosaurs. With straightforward text, humorous asides, and kid-friendly full-bleed photographs throughout, young readers will learn lots of fun facts about these prehistoric creatures. Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold really brings nonfiction to life in this fun nonfiction reader!…more