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Let’s go on a LIFESIZE prehistoric adventure!
The second interactive non-fiction adventure from bestselling picture book star, Sophy Henn.

Silver award for LIFESIZE in the Made for Mums Awards 2020

Step into the book to see how YOU measure up against some of the world’s most incredible, ginormous, deadly dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. This interactive non-fiction adventure features LIFESIZE illustrations so you can try on a Utahraptor’s claw, compare your nostrils with a Diplodocus, see how a Stegosaurus plate would look on your back, wear a Pteranodon’s beak, and much, much more. And don’t forget to open up the fold-out pages to reveal a LIFESIZE Tyrannosaurus rex mouth that’s over a metre long! ROAR!

This huge, playful book is the perfect introduction to dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures for Jurassic World fans and young dinosaur enthusiasts.

Picturebook

A masterpiece of storytelling with evocative and stunning illustrations, destined to be read for years to come. The wishing stars burn bright tonight, the air is thick with dreams, And a deeply sleeping dinosaur is waking up, it seems . . . In a town by the seaside, Marianne is often seen foraging on the beach. But she isn’t playing with children her own age. Instead Marianne is alone, and digging for dinosaur bones to build a special sort of companion. Then, one night, she goes to sleep wishing with all her heart that her dinosaur might come to life . . .

A very rare and special book where the words and pictures take you on a magical journey far beyond the page.

Picturebook

Come on a magical dinosaur adventure with Katie in this classic picture book.

When Katie visits the Natural History Museum with Grandma, she finds a mysterious door… and steps back in time to the world of the dinosaurs!

Katie helps a baby dinosaur find his family, rides on the back of a Brontosaurus, and has a picnic with a Triceratops. But just what will she feed a very hungry and fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex?

Katie has been delighting children for over 25 years!

Picturebook

From the creators of Never Show a T-Rex a Book – Winner of the Queen’s Knickers award.

A laugh-out-loud ‘what if . . .?’ adventure… What would happen if you showed a diplodocus how to draw? One day she’d be messing around with crayons and paint – and the next she’d be a global art sensation!

Full of fun – get drawing with Dippy!

Picturebook

Our feisty heroine Eliza Jane isn’t your average child. Instead of a cute, fluffy bunny, she has her heart firmly set on a prehistoric pet. Join Eliza Jane and her parents on a marvellous magical tour of their local dinosaur department store.

From huge, stomping sauropods stretching their necks to a pair of loved-up Ankylosaurs called Maud and Frank, there are plenty of amazing dinosaurs for Eliza Jane to choose from. But this wild child is hatching a fantastic plan of her own.

With the rich and vivid art of bestselling illustrator Richard Merritt and a witty rhyming text by picture book author Lily Murray, this truly wild picture book will appeal to dino-loving, adventurous children everywhere.

Non-fictionPicturebook

When did the dinosaurs live? How did they hunt? And why is the T-Rex the scariest dinosaur? Find out the answer to these and many more questions in this fun fact-filled lift the flap book. Discover the secrets of the prehistoric era with 100 questions and answers about dinosaurs and more than 70 lift-flaps to be opened! With stunning, detailed illustrations throughout, this is the perfect introduction to the world of dinosaurs for young children.

Non-fiction

With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Bob Barner shakes the dust off the dinosaur bones found in museums and reminds us that they once belonged to living, breathing creatures. Filled with fun dinosaur facts (a T. Rex skull can weigh up to 750 pounds!) and an informational “Dinometer,” Dinosaur Bones is sure to make young dinosaur enthusiasts roar with delight. Along with the rhyming, read-aloud text comes nearly 30 fun and amazing facts about dinosaurs. Also included is a “Dinometer,” describing information about different dinosaurs such as its height, weight and footprint size. Best-selling artist Bob Barner has been very well reviewed by magazines such as School Library Journal and Publishers Weekly. His other books have sold a total of over 100,000 copies: Dem Bones; Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!; To Everything; Walk the Dog Bob Barner is an active self-promoter and spends much of the year doing school visits and signings.

Non-fiction

This brilliant A-Z parade of the most exciting dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures that ever lived comes complete with a giant poster of dinosaur favourites . Dinosaur A-Z is a dip-into delight for any young dinosaur enthusiast that provides a line-up of the biggest, smallest, baddest, nicest, and scaliest dinosaurs that have been discovered to date. The book offers a fabulous parade of dinosaurs in alphabetical order, marching across each spread and shown to scale. Children can learn how to pronounce the names, the meaning behind dinosaur names, and the different dinosaur shapes, sizes, and what they ate. The book includes feature spreads on other prehistoric animals from sea creatures to flying reptiles. Dinosaur A to Z’s colourful look at over 100 dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures will delight any child aged 5+, who loves all things prehistoric.

Non-fiction

Find out facts about the incredible world of prehistoric animals in this first children’s book about dinosaurs. Discover which dinosaur was as tall as a tree, who had horns and armour, and who was covered in feathers. Then see what these extinct animals ate, when they lived, and why they died out.

First Facts Dinosaurs introduces children to the pleasures of reading with simple text, short entries, and clear, detailed illustrations. It is bursting with answers to the questions inquisitive kids ask: Could dinosaurs fly… Where did they have their babies… What are dinosaur fossils? Fun and educational, First Facts Dinosaurs is perfect for home reading and is a valuable aid for both parents and teachers. It’s a great way to introduce young readers to the exciting world around them!

Picturebook

A little girl dreams of having her very own pet. But what kind of animal would make the best companion? A mouse is too small; a cat is too ordinary; and a fish is too… wet! As she plays with her toy dinosaur, inspiration strikes. What about a real, live dinosaur? She could ride it to school. It would need lots of food to eat, a swimming pool to drink from, and a dino flap so it could come and go. At the end of a day spent busily imagining, the girl trudges up to bed with her little plastic dinosaur. As she falls asleep, the dinosaur from her daydreams stands in the garden with its head poking through the bedroom window, making her dreams come true.

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