Synopses & Reviews
Late one night, Wilbur hears a tapping at his window. There, standing in the yard outside his window, is a baby apatosaur. Knowing that the dinosaur can't stay, Wilbur begins the long journey back through time to take him home. andlt;BRandgt;Bravely facing a fierce saber-toothed cat and narrowly escaping a monstrous andlt;Iandgt;Tyrannosaurus rex,andlt;/Iandgt; the two new friends trudge through the Ice Age and past the Cretaceous period, finally arriving at the Jurassic period. Once his long-necked friend is safely home, Wilbur makes the journey forward to his own time atop the largest, most spectacular dinosaur he's ever seen.
After falling asleep over his favorite dinosaur book, Wilbur is shocked to discover a baby Apatosaurus tapping at his window. So Wilbur sets off on a long Jurassic journey through four periods of geologic time to bring the little dinosaur home. Full color.
About the Author
Dennis Nolan is the author-illustrator of Wolf Child and The Castle Builder, winner of the Prix Zéphir in France, and the illustrator of The Legend of the White Doe by William Hooks (all Macmillan). He has also illustrated Joanne Ryder's Step Into the Night, the winner of a 1988 Parents' Choice Award for Illustration, Mockingbird Morning, and Under Your Feet Four Winds Press. A native of California, he lives with his wife in Massachusetts.