The Easter Bunny, aka Peter Cottontail, is sick. His timing couldn't be worse ... tomorrow is Easter! T. Rex has volunteered to deliver all of Peter's eggs, and has been practicing his bunny hop. He hasn't quite mastered it yet, and all of the eggs are ruined when T. Rex falls over. Hen has no more eggs. What's a T. Rex to do?
Dinosaurs, Easter, and adventure come together in this light-hearted, humorous picture book for kids. This is an excellent seasonal read-aloud and would also be good for first and second grade readers for independent reading.
My daughter giggled her way through this one, and there were lots of "uh ohs" along the way. She loved the different animal eggs and the end, where Peter gets an egg, too.
This is a really cute story. I particularly liked the idea of T. Rex saving an egg for Peter Cottontail, who doesn't usually get anything. I also liked how the author was able to sneak in a couple of other different animal species that lay eggs.
This seasonal book has lessons in friendship and creative problem solving.
There are themes of friendship (helping out a friend), creative problem solving (have to find new eggs), and acceptance (the kids see T Rex as the Easter Bunny). The author sneaks in some information about animals besides chickens that lay eggs.
7 to 9
4 to 8
Read by an 8-year-old girl.
Borrow for most of us. It's fun to read and the kids will love it, but it is limited because of the Easter-based story. That said, little dinosaur lovers will want this seasonal story in their collection.
|Title||Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail|
|Author||Lois G. Grambling|
|Publisher||Katherine Tegen Books © 2010|
|Illustrators||Jack E. Davis|