Book Review of Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Beasts
The Children’s Book Review
Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Beasts
Written and Illustrated by Mike Lowery
Ages 6-9 | 128 Pages
Publisher: Scholastic | ISBN-13: 9781338359725
What to expect: Dinosaurs, Non-Fiction, Comic-Book Style
For the kid who loves dinosaurs more than anything, and the kid who has to know every possible fact that has ever been known about dinosaurs, there is EVERYTHING AWESOME ABOUT DINOSAURS AND OTHER PREHISTORIC BEASTS. Get your brain ready, kids, because you’re truly about to know everything.
Starting with the hilarious and eye-catching cover, this fantastic journey into the world of prehistoric creatures draws little readers in. Written in amazingly colorful comic-book style, author Mike Lowery still gets his fascinating facts across. What, exactly, is a dinosaur? What’s a Trilobite? And what the heck happened to all of these colossal (and some very tiny) beasts?
Sprinkled throughout the gloriously intricate pages are cute jokes and puns. How did the scientist know that it was warm where dinosaurs lived? Because there were no gloves or mittens found with their fossils! Just the kind of humor a dino-loving kid will find bone-tickling. Then there are plenty of activities and sketching lessons included, too. What more could a little dinosaur lover ask for?
With humor in spades and truly awesome, dino-rific illustrations, EVERYTHING AWESOME ABOUT DINOSAURS AND OTHER PREHISTORIC BEASTS is a winner all around and the perfect gift for the kid who thinks they know everything about history’s favorite prehistoric beasts.
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About the Author and Illustrator
Mike Lowery is a New York Times bestselling illustrator who has worked on dozens of award-winning books for kids, including The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School, Mac B, Kid Spy by Mac Barnett, How to Be a T.Rex, and many others. He’s also written several books, including the Doodle Adventures series of graphic novels for kids and Random Illustrated Facts: A Collection of Curious, Weird, and Totally Not Boring Things to Know, which collects his drawings of super-weird and totally true facts. Visit him online at mikelowery.com.
Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Beasts, written by Mike Lowery, was reviewed by Denise Mealy. Discover more books like Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Beasts by following along with our reviews and articles tagged with Dinosaurs, Humorous Books, and Fact Books.