Rumble, Roar, Dinosaur!
More prehistoric poems with lift-the-flap surprises
Publication Date: March 30, 2010
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The team that brought you GNASH, GNAW DINOSAUR is back. With laugh-out-loud, whimsical rhyme by award-winning poet Tony Mitton, future palaeontologists are uniquely introduced to all kinds of dinosaurs. Details about where they lived, what they ate, and how they got around are answered mixing humor and information with appealing artwork and a flap that can be flipped for engaging interaction. Dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes stomp around and pounce their way through the pages of this fact-filled book. And who knew dinosaurs could be so funny and colorful.
Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief (Scholastic) was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize. He has written a number of picture books including the bestselling Amazing Machines series (Kingfisher). His other titles include collections of poetry for older children, Plum and Pip (both Scholastic). He lives in Cambridge. Lynne Chapman has been a freelance illustrator for over 20 years. Trained as a textile designer, she has illustrated everything from greeting cards to giftware. These days she specializes in illustrating children's books, using pastels to achieve her work's distinctive look. Her recent titles include Mr Strongmouse and the Baby (Orchard) and When You're Not Looking! (Gullane). Lynne lives in Sheffield.