Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur

A First Book of Manners

By Judy Sierra; Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
(Alfred A. 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 many award-winning books for children including the bestsellers "Antarctic Antics", illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey; "Wild About Books", illustrated by Marc Brown; and "The Secret Science Project that Almost Ate the School", illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is renowned for her retellings of traditional tales. She lives with her husband in Northern California. Visit her online at JudySierra.net.

TIM BOWERS is the illustrator of One Wide Sky by Deborah Wiles and the Little Whistle series. For more than twenty years he also has been a professional illustrator of textbooks, magazines, greeting cards, and many other novelty items. He lives in Granville, Ohio.
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