A Dinosaur Delight!

Summary:

Errands with mom have never been fun. Until today. At each and every stop, they got a dinosaur ... for FREE! Mom was worried, but our little boy was worried. How many dinosaurs could live at his house? and what would they eat?


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Kids will enjoy the fantasy and humor in this picture book about dinosaurs as pets. This is a book boys and girls will enjoy.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our daughter laughed and laughed. She also knew more about dinosaurs than we realized.

Parent Reaction

This is a clever, fun book. It is every boy's fantasy: dinosaurs as pets! and Mom's greatest wish: more hands to help with chores. I loved the scene in the doctor's office (no shots, today!).

Type of Book:
This is a humorous story that brings kids' imaginations to life.
Educational Themes:

This is mostly a fun story, but it's great reading practice, too. Bring the story to life by imagining dinosaurs (or other animals) in your own house or neighborhood.

Reading Level:
2.5
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Read with girl nearly 7 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a story that you'll be reading a lot. Pre-readers will enjoy looking at the pictures just as much as they like hearing the story.

Title When Dinosaurs Came with Everything
Author Elise Broach
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Imprint Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing © 2007
Illustrators David Small
ISBN 9780689869228
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.99
Genres Animal Character, Humor, Dinosaurs
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