Dinothesaurus: Prehistoric Poems and Paintings (Hardcover)

Prehistoric Poems and Paintings

By Douglas Florian, Douglas Florian (Illustrator)

Beach Lane Books, 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.