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Dinothesaurus

Prehistoric Poems and Paintings

Illustrated by Douglas Florian

About The Book

This book is full of dinosaurs, Both carnivores and herbivores. You’ll find a big Iguanodon, As well as clever Tro-o-don. There’s Spinosaurus and T. rex, Plus plesiosaurs with GIANT necks . . . Step back in time in this fossil-filled collection that explores the prehistoric era with Douglas Florian’s singular wit and style. In twenty funny and factual poems, he brings dinosaurs to life—illuminating the natural history of these amazing creatures as well as their unique and quirky characteristics.

About The Author

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Douglas Florian is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including How to Draw a Dragon, UnBEElievables, Poetrees, and Dinothesaurus. He lives with his family in New York.

About The Illustrator

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Douglas Florian is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including How to Draw a Dragon, UnBEElievables, Poetrees, and Dinothesaurus. He lives with his family in New York.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Beach Lane Books (March 10, 2009)
  • Length: 56 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416979784
  • Grades: 1 - 5
  • Ages: 6 - 10

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Awards and Honors

  • CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award Master List
  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year
  • Beehive Award Master List (UT)
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Master List
  • NCTE Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts
  • Great Lakes Great Books Master List (MI)
  • Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award Nominee (KS)
  • Cleveland Public Library Celebrate With Books Selection

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