when dinosaurs came with everything

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?

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.
Little Kid Reaction:

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

Big Kid 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!).

Pros:

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

Cons:

None.


Title When Dinosaurs Came With Everything
About
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 Characters, Picture Book, Humor, Dinosaurs
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