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Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Roar
by  Henrietta and Paul Stickland

A brand new edition of this best-selling classic picture book, produced from re-scanned original artwork, and now endorsed by the world famous Natural History Museum. The cheerful rhyming text is perfect for reading aloud and the images of the dinosaurs are charming and funny.

Also included, a pull-out poster in the back of the book showing the dinosaur characters.

Originally published in 1994, Dinosaur Roar! by Henrietta and Paul Stickland is now seen as a modern classic, a book that every preschool child will love.

Katie and the Dinosaurs
by James Mayhew

A visit to the Natural History Museum turns into an adventure for Katie when she 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 Tyrannosaurus Rex?

Mad about Dinosaurs
by Giles Andreae and illustrated by David Wojtowycz

Discover all your favourite dinosaurs in this rollicking, rhyming prehistoric romp. Meet silly Diplodocus, larger-than-life Giganotosaurus, fierce T-Rex and many more in this bestselling picture book from the award-winning creators of Rumble in the Jungle and Giraffes Can’t Dance.

Gigantosaurus
by Jonny Duddle

All young dinosaurs are warned about the scary Gigantosaurus. So Bonehead volunteers to be the dino-kids lookout. Unfortunately, he is the original boy-dinosaur who cried wolf, or in this case, GIGANTOSAURUS! Finally, Bonehead’s friends refuse to believe his warnings and the Gigantosaurus really turns up!

Monster Stones: The Story of a Dinosaur Fossil
by  Jacqui Bailey, illustrated by Matthew Lilly 

This series uses cartoon style illustrations and humorous narrative text to make key topics in Science and Geography both accessible and engaging. This approach encourages children to read about and understand complex ideas. This book takes the reader back millions of years to tell the story of a dinosaur’s death. Through this story, we discover how fossils are formed. We also learn how they are discovered, removed, researched and preserved in museums. This book also contains an experiment, more great facts to know, useful websites and an index.

Mungo and the Dinosaur Island
by Timothy Knapman, illustrated by Adam Stower

Look out! It’s a…DINOSAUR STAMPEDE!! Mungo’s latest book is the wildest adventure of all. Horrible hunter Scarface Sam and his men think the secret of the Lost Island will make them rich…but when the dinosaurs get out of control and out of the book, it’s up to Mungo to put things right! A hilarious action-packed adventure for brave heroes everywhere!

The Super Swooper Dinosaur
by Martin Waddell, illustrated Leonie Lord

Here comes the super swooper dinosaur - he's flying in for some fun! But just what games can Hal, Billy and the dino play when they're all so different?

From the talented team that brought you the bestselling The Dirty Great Dinosaur, this action-packed story shows how true friendship can overcome all differences.

Dinosaur Rescue
by Penny Dale

When a crew of builder dinosaurs break down on a level crossing, they know the only thing they can do to save themselves is to call Dinosaur Rescue! In no time at all, help is on its way, but will the Dinosaur Rescue team get there in time to stop the train?

Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!
by Margaret Mayo, illustrated by Alex Ayliffe 

Meet all your favourite dinosaurs as they stomp, glide and charge through this brilliant book from a bestselling creative team. Includes Tyrannosaurus Rex, Pteranodon, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Diplodocus and more.

The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar
by Russell Punter, illustrated by Andy Elkerton

This is a new, picture book version of one of the most popular titles in the “First Reading” series. Sid the dinosaur likes scaring his friends with his ear-splitting roar. But what would happen if he lost his voice? He’s about to find out. This title now comes with rhyming text to add an extra level of interest and enjoyment. It features bright, animated, contemporary illustrations that bring the story to life.

Dinosaurs in the Supermarket
by Timothy Knapman , illustrated by Sarah Warburton

There’s a T. rex gobbling sausages, a Stegosaurus spilling beans! A Diplodocus in the frozen peas fills the aisles with greens! For one little boy, a trip to the supermarket is turned upside down. A band of dinosaurs wreak havoc in the aisles, but the grown-ups can’t see them! Can he convince the dinosaurs to behave? Who will mop up the mess?

Stomp, Chomp, Big Roars! Here Come the Dinosaurs!
by Kaye Umansky , illustrated by Nick Sharratt

This is the way we stomp our feet, stomp, stomp, stomp! This is the way we like to eat, chomp, chomp, chomp! Stomp! Chomp! Big roars, here come the dinosaurs!

A brilliant third action rhymes book from the perfect duo of Kaye Umansky and Nick Sharratt. Following on from Tickle My Nose and Wiggle My Toes, this book focusses on the perennial favourites, dinosaurs, and boasts a whole host of brand new interactive fun rhymes. Illustrated with Nick Sharratt’s superbly vibrant and fantastic dinosaur characters, this will soon become a most popular book.

Dinosaurs don't have Bedtimes!
by Timothy Knapman, illustrated by Nikki Dyson

From the author of Soon comes a raucous bedtime read-aloud - brimming with dinosaurs! Mum is trying to get her rather lively dino-obsessed child ready for bed, but this little boy won't go easy . he's got a dinosaur-themed comeback (and a ROARY action) for everything! Dinosaurs don't have to eat all their dinner, wash their hair or brush their teeth ... so why should he? And as bedtime beckons, the little boy gets more and more lost in his imaginative world. Will mum ever get him to close his eyes? With exuberant, hilarious dinosaur art from shining illustration talent, Nikki Dyson, this is the perfect story for children with wild imaginations (who refuse to go to sleep!).

Dinosaur Trouble
by Dick King-Smith

'T. rex! T. rex! Run!'

The terrible Tyrannosaurus rex is scaring all the dinosaur families that live on the Great Plain. Nosy, the little pterodactyl, and his great friend Banty, the apatosaurus, agree that T. rex has got to be stopped. But how?

Luckily Nosy has a plan ...

Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner
by Gareth Edwards, illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees 

Ever thought about sharing your toothbrush with a shark? Or using a tiger as a towel? Well, think again . . . This brilliantly daft, witty cautionary tale will guide you safely through the perils of dinner, bathtime and bedtime - helping you to snuggle down for a lovely sleep, free from dinosaurs, tigers and sharks. A wickedly funny and reassuring bedtime read.