The Children’s Book Review | May 16, 2019
Dinosaur Book List! Fiction Books
Last week we shared a list of 6 non-fiction books for dinosaur obsessed kids. Now we have 5 fun fiction dinosaur books to share with you for a playful prehistoric storytime!
What to Expect: Dinosaurs wreaking havoc on a birthday party, a nerdy and wordy and funny character, an interactive adventure, fiction for fossil fans, and a very huggable dino.
Written by Deborah Bruss and Matt Forrest Esenwine
Illustrated by Louie Chin
Who’s ready for a prehistoric blast of a birthday party? These wild dinosaurs! But can the kids get through their birthday party before their spiky friends wreak havoc? Perfect for fans of the HOW DO DINOSAURS series.
Ages 3-7 | Publisher: POW! | April 17, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-1576878415
Written by Bridget Heos
Illustrated by T.L. McBeth
Whit and whimsy rule in this funny and snarky tale of StegoTHEsaurus. He knows lots of synonyms for words, but does he know how to outrun a hungry predator? This funny book features cartoon-like drawings and bright colors.
Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. | June 12, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-1250134882
Written and Illustrated by Emma Yarlett
Children will absolutely love to follow Nibbles, the book-eating monster, as he careens wildly through a dinosaur guide and narrowly avoids being chomped by hungry dinosaurs. Clever cutouts and flaps make this an interactive adventure.
Ages 4-6 | Publisher: Kane Miller EDC Publishing | 2017 | ISBN-13: 978-1610676434
Written by Margaret McNamara and G. Brian Karas
Little Kimmy is a collector of fossils and knows a whole lot about dinosaurs. So when her class takes a trip to the natural history museum, she’s ready to share what she knows. What will happen when a boy in her class tells her that girls don’t know anything about dinosaurs? Everyone’s favorite teacher, Mr. Tiffin, is there to set things right. Comes with a helpful list of female paleontologists and biographies.
Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Schwartz & Wade | July 17, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-0553511437
Written by Jonathon Stutzman
Illustrated by Jay Fleck
Tiny is his name, and his size! This adorable teensy T. Rex wants to give his friend a hug to cheer him up, but his arms are too small! Follow along as he asks his much-bigger family how they share affection with their tiny appendages. Beautiful illustrations and charming dialog make this book a surefire hit!
Ages 3-5 | Publisher: Chronicle Books | March 5, 2019 | ISBN-13: 978-1452170336
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