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Prehistoric Poems and Paintings

By Douglas Florian; Douglas Florian (Illustrator)

Beach Lane Books, Hardcover, 9781416979784, 43pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009

This book is full of dinosaurs, Both carnivores and herbivores. You ll find a big Iguanodon, As well as clever Tro-o-don. There's Spinosaurus and T. rex, Plus plesiosaurs with GIANT necks . . . Step back in time in this fossil-filled collection that explores the prehistoric era with Douglas Florian's singular wit and style. In twenty funny and factual poems, he brings dinosaurs to life illuminating the natural history of these amazing creatures as well as their unique and quirky characteristics.

About the Author
Douglas Florian is the creator of many award-winning picture books, including Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars, which received three starred reviews and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year; Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book; and Insectlopedia, an ALA Notable Children s Book and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He lives in New York."