Synopses & Reviews
In this read-along picture book, a classroom full of young dinosaurs plays with toys, does art projects, and reads books. But each activity is another opportunity for the over-enthusiastic Tyrannosaurus Rex to wreak havoc. Parents and young children will love the call-and-response nature of the book, and young dinosaur fans will appreciate the listing (and pronunciation guide) for a dozen different dino species. The format is extra vertical in order to accommodate T. Rexandrsquo;s biggest messes.
Praise for Tyrannosaurus Wrecks
andquot;Punchy writing, an equally in-your-face palette, and OHoraandrsquo;s characteristically brash painting style make this as much a stompalong as a readaloud.andquot;
andquot;Along with the pleasure of pronouncing those multisyllabic dino names, young audiences may find food for thought in the behavioral dynamics on display.andquot;
andquot;Warmly colored with childlike bodies and emotive faces, Ohoraandrsquo;s dinosaurs are among the cutest you will come across in childrenandrsquo;s books.andquot;
andquot;The brief rhyming text, which scans well, tells a story with child appeal. There is a good balance of two-to-three word sentences with large, uncluttered illustrations, making the book a good choice for reading aloud. In their simplicity, the brightly colored pictures have the look of childrenandrsquo;s art, but they enhance the classroom setting appropriately with interesting details.andquot;
--School Library Journal
andquot;The shapely dinos, whose rough charcoal-style outlines and strong colors vividly contrast with the white or sometimes black backgrounds, are chunky and friendly in an eight-crayon-box color scheme and snazzy Peanuts-reminiscent outfits.andquot;
--Bulletin of the Center for Childrenandrsquo;s Books
andquot;Together the chanting rhythm, ragged lines, and setting of an un-chaperoned dinosaur class create a satisfyingly high-energy, primal read-aloud strongly reminiscent of Bob Sheaandrsquo;s and#39;Dinosaur vs.and#39; series.andquot;
--The Horn Book Magazine
"Fans of andlt;Iandgt;Aliens Love Underpants andlt;/Iandgt;will revel in this companion volume's dotty humor and pell-mell action."--andlt;Iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/Iandgt;
"Perfect for reading aloud, this rollicking tale of prehistoric misadventure will have children four and older giggling with glee."--BookLoons
Claire Freedman's Dinosaurs Love Underpants explains what really drove the dinosaurs to extinction in this fun read-aloud celebration of underpants!
The mystery of dinosaur extinction is solved! Scientists have plenty of theories about why dinosaurs are extinct, but the UKand#8217;s bestselling authorillustrator team of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort knows the real answer: The dinos were wiped out in an Underpants War! This wacky celebration of underpants is perfect for reading aloud, and the hilarious antics of T. rex and the gang are endlessly entertaining. Featuring fun, vibrant art and short, rhyming text, andlt;Iandgt;Dinosaurs Love Underpants andlt;/Iandgt;is a prehistoric pleasure parents and kids will want to read again and again.
A charmingly irreverent look at a mischievous kid-fixation: underwear!
Underpants can be fancy or functional, but for pre-schoolers, it is always funny. Take Lily McBloom - she has the fancy kind and loves to show them off with a special dance to make everyone laugh. This horrifies her big sister who comes up with a plan to stop Lily's underpants dance forever. But Lily is one creative girl, and with a little outside-the-box thinking, she can keep right on dancing!
For fans of Bear In Underwear and Ella Sarah Gets Dressed, this story celebrates the hilarity of kids' obsessions.
Perfect for cozy read alouds, this sweet picture book is sure to give you the yeti warm fuzzies all year round!
Everyone knows yetis love winter. They love snowball fights and hot chocolate and sledding and building snow castles. But even yetis get the shivers, and even yetis get crabby from all the cold. So heres a secret about yetis: sometimes they miss summer. Sometimes, they have to bring a little bit of summer to the coldest of winter days. Those yetis, they're just full of surprises.
Perfect for fans of Love Monster and the Here Comes Easter Cat, this endearing new character will warm your heart.
About the Author
Claire Freedman is the author of several picture books, including andlt;iandgt;Pirates Love Underpants!andlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Dinosaurs Love Underpants!andlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Aliens Love Underpants!andlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Snuggle Up, Sleepy Onesandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;One Magical Dayandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;A Magical Christmasandlt;/iandgt;; and andlt;iandgt;Dilly Ducklingandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Essex, England.Ben Cort is the illustrator of several childrenand#8217;s books, including andlt;iandgt;Aliens Love Underpantsandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Octopusand#8217;s Gardenandlt;/iandgt;, which have been published in eighteen languages in twenty countries worldwide. Ben lives in Bedfordshire, England.