Bang! Boom! Roar! a Busy Crew of Dinosaurs

Bang! Boom! Roar! a Busy Crew of Dinosaurs

By Nate Evans; Stephanie Gwyn Brown; Christopher Gwyn Santoro

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060879600, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2012


What's that

A busy crew of dinosaurs!
Engines fire, swing that hammer,
Cover your earsit's quite a clamor!
But keep those eyes open wide,
Because the alphabet hides inside.
Find each letterwait, there's more!
Big trucks, cool tools, and surprises galore!

Cool hard-hat dinosaurs jam-pack this rhyming alphabet picture book by New York Times bestselling author Nate Evans and Stephanie Gwyn Brown, brought to life by Christopher Santoro's hilarious and energetic illustrations. Kids will love looking for the hidden letters on each page and finding the visual jokes that lead to a supersilly surprise ending. Construction work may be tough, but even dinos love a little monkey business!

About the Author
Nate Evans has illustrated over 35 kids' books and written a few more. The latest of these, co-authored with Laura Numeroff, are Ponyella and The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza, a New York Times bestseller. Nate lives in Georgia with his wonderful wife, three goofy dogs, and a cat that plays soccer. Visit

Stephanie Gwyn Brown is a painter, a poet, an illustrator, a designer, an aspiring puppeteer-musician, and an award-winning experimental animator. When not tending her backyard menagerie in Los Angeles, she may be found at the Natural History Museum, in a public library, or in a classroom. Stephanie is the author of Professor Aesop's The Crow and the Pitcher.

Praise For Bang! Boom! Roar! a Busy Crew of Dinosaurs

“A teeming dino crew in hard hats and safety vests create organized if frenetic chaos on a mucky construction site in this alpha-romp....Pure pleasure for children addicted to dinos, the delights of big trucks and decoding visual jumbles.”
-Kirkus Reviews