Dinoblock (Board book)

By Christopher Franceschelli, Peskimo (Illustrator)

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419716744

Publication Date: June 30, 2015

List Price: 16.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


About the Author

Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He currently runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn.

Peskimo is a husband-and-wife illustration and design team. They live in Bristol, England.


Praise For Dinoblock

"The age-appropriate new vocabulary and the clever design will prompt hours of study by aspiring paleontologists; the sturdy construction ensures the book will survive them."

— Kirkus Reviews

"A companion volume to the author’s Alphablock (2013) and Countablock (2014, both Abrams), this chunky block of a book, replete with flaps, offers tiny tots a litany of 21 dinosaurs...VERDICT Board book lovers and beyond will enjoy this fun look at dinos."

— School Library Journal

"This chunky board book clocks in at 96 pages, but its cheerful design and trove of dinosaurs will easily capture youngsters’ attention. Vintage print-style illustrations implement bright colors and die-cut pages to draw comparisons between modern animals and their dinosaur counterparts... The clues and die-cut dino reveals make for a fun, informative read."

— Booklist