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Dinosaurs Don't, Dinosaurs Do (I Like to Read)

Steve Björkman


List Price: 14.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/1/2012)


Humorous Illustrations, easy-to-read text, and dinosaurs introduce young children to good manners and prosocial behavior. Dinosaurs don't just take, take, take; dinosaurs do share. When they are mad, they don't hit or bite; instead they use words to express their feelings. They shout and run outdoors; they don't shout at a wedding or run in the china shop. Illustrating this book with funny pictures of dinosaurs, Steve Björkman helps young children learn the benefits of being considerate toward others and the secret to making friends. An I Like to Read® book. Guided Reading Level E.

Praise For Dinosaurs Don't, Dinosaurs Do (I Like to Read)

"The dos and don'ts are explained in simple terms, and the humorous cartoon illustrations (some with speech-bubble dialogue) effectively show how each dinosaur's good or bad behavior makes others feel. The familiar words and text repetition will help new readers gain confidence."—The Horn Book
"Straightforward behavior modeling for newly fledged independent readers."—Kirkus Reviews
"deftly combine[s] text and art to create a positive experience for new readers."—School Library Journal
An ILA/CBC Children's Choice

Holiday House, 9780823423552, 24pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

About the Author

Steve Björkman has illustrated many picture books, chapter books, and greeting cards, including the Twitch the Squirrel series by Vivian Vande Velde, beginning with 8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷ 1 Dog = Chaos .  He is also the author and illustrator of the I Like to Read books Dinosaurs Don't, Dinosaurs Do, and Look Out, Mouse!  Steve lives in Aliso Viejo, California. Find him online at