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If You Give a T-Rex a Bone


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Learn about over twelve kinds of dinosaurs in this hilarious dinosaur facts book for kids! Perfect for storytime, your family library, or elementary school classroom.

A young boy is having a really tough day during the time of the dinosaurs, but don't worry, the narrator is here to help … and to tell you all of the ways you should probably run very far away! Read along and be introduced to all kinds of dinos, from the T-Rex, dimetrodon, to kronosaurus, with fun facts and hilarious suggestions on each page. Looking for dinosaur books for kids 5-7, funny books for second graders, or STEM books for kids? This is the perfect book for you.

If you give a T. rex a bone, he's gonna be mad.
But if you run from a T. rex, you may be in trouble. They like to chase things; it's what they do. Try dodging into the underbrush where he can't see you. After a couple hours he'll probably stop looking.

Educational backmatter includes:
  • Dinosaur facts for kids with all of the dinos mentioned in the book
  • Activities like dino flashcards, dino storytime, and a game of "What Am I?"
  • Books and online resources about dinosaurs
  • Product Details

    • Paperback
    • Size: 9 in x 11 in
    • Pages: 32

    About the Author

    It seems that Anisa Claire Hovemann has always been an artist. As a three year-old, she would form remarkably lifelike dinosaurs out of her colorful playdough. At the Waldorf elementary school she attended, her artistic tendencies fit naturally into the curriculum. She is graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, with a degree in fine arts. She currently lives in Nevada City, California. Anisa has illustrated two books for Dawn Publications: Eliza and the Dragonfly (winner of the 2005 International Reading Association’s Best Children’s Book Award) and If You Give a T-Rex a Bone.
    Tim Myers is a writer, songwriter and storyteller. His Dark-Sparkle Tea, a book of bedtime poems, came out in April of 㤎 and won an excellent review from Booklist. His Good Babies came out from Candlewick in September of 㤍 and earned a strong review in Kirkus. Basho and the River Stones (2003) was a Junior Library Guild selection; it also got excellent reviews in the New York Times, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, and a starred review in School Library Journal. Tanuki’s Gift (2003) got an excellent review in the New York Times and was a Nick Jr. Magazine "Best Book of the Year," among other honors. Basho and the Fox was read on NPR by Daniel Pinkwater, made the New York Times bestseller list for children’s books, and was a Smithsonian Notable Children’s Book, among other honors.

    Tim has 30 years’ experience as a classroom and university teacher in the States and overseas; he currently teaches at Santa Clara University. He’s been a professional storyteller for 25 years—is the oldest of eleven children—and can actually whistle and hum at the same time.
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