I'm a Hungry Dinosaur (Hardcover)

By Janeen Brian, Ann James (Illustrator)

Kane Miller Books, 9781610674614, 22pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2016

List Price: 11.99*
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From the award-winning team of Ann James and Janeen Brian comes I'm a Hungry Dinosaur, a gorgeous new rhyming picture book follow-up to I'm a Dirty Dinosaur, who is now all cleaned up (for the moment, anyway) and hungry for cake. I'm a Dirty Dinosaur has been a hit for us in the US - critically acclaimed with a starred review in Kirkus and raves elsewhere - we've got 42,000 copies in print and think this latest will be just as successful.

In I'm a Hungry Dinosaur, there's a lot of shaking and stirring, a lot of patting and spreading, then a lot of sitting and watching before it's time for sprinkling and icing, and then … finally, chomping and chewing.

Just like with I'm a Dirty Dinosaur, the text invites audience participation and reader participation. It's just … delicious! (Sorry.)

Illustrator Ann James traded in the dirt and mud she used in Dirty Dinosaur and instead had fun painting with flour, cocoa powder, frosting and sprinkles! Again, bright, simple illustrations, card stock pages, rounded corners, big and bold letters and a wonderful refrain just made for story time, makes this a perfect book for the very young. Shake, stir, mix, bake . . . . This little dinosaur just loves cake!