Boo's Surprise (Hardcover)
Henry Holt & Company, 9780805088175, 45pp.
Publication Date: August 4, 2009
"A dinosaur A new dinosaur " Boo shouted. "This dinosaur left me a big surprise."
Boo is excited to receive a giant egg and to find out what's inside Her brother, Sammy, is not but he is still willing to help her after the egg hatches into a lovable baby dinosaur. Is it all Boo's imagination or not? The youngest chapter book reader will want to find out in this wonderfully imaginative sequel to Boo's Dinosaur.
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Praise For Boo's Surprise…
“Convincing family relationships enhance Boo’s experiences; child-centered dialogue abets the taut pacing. Engaging double-page drawings extend the text with humor and warmth. Brooks’s illustrations vary shading to depict the fully realized characters. The dinosaur’s dynamic expressions provide a warm immediacy to the engaging plot, and Boo’s bouncy pigtails convey her youthful exuberance. The successful balance between fantasy and realism creates a satisfying chapter-book selection.”—Kirkus Reviews “Lots of fun for sharing and reading aloud.”—Booklist