Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur

A First Book of Manners

By Judy Sierra; Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375867200, 40pp.)

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

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Description

A little girl is shopping in a grocery store when—surprise!—she meets a dinosaur. Don't worry. The dinosaur is very friendly. She's polite, too. In this funny story, told in lilting read-aloud rhyme, the girl has numerous opportunities to be helpful to the clumsy shopping dino and demonstrate when to say "thank you," "excuse me," "I'm sorry," "You're welcome," and other niceties of life. Tim Bowers's whimsical illustrations bring an extra dimension of fun to Judy Sierra's hilarious picture book fantasy. Altogether, Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur is an entertaining and painless way to show preschoolers why basic manners are a good thing to have.




About the Author

JUDY SIERRA is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Wild About Books and its sequel, ZooZical, both illustrated by Marc Brown. Her expertise at creating funny stories told in read-aloud rhyme that trips off the tongue has won her high praise and honors.

TIM BOWERS is the illustrator of Princess Pig by Eileen Spinelli, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta Crum, and other acclaimed picture books. He had his own greeting card line, Shoebox Greetings, before devoting himself full time to children's books. He lives in Granville, Ohio, with his family.

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