Don’t Ask a Dinosaur
Don’t Ask a Dinosaur is a cute story about a brother and sister planning a birthday party, and in the planning of the party, we discover which dinosaurs should NOT be asked to help with the preparations. Within the colorful illustrations of the book, my four-year-old daughter loved explaining to me how each dinosaur was not able to do the specific task it was given. When the Triceratops and its relative Styracosaurus were mentioned, there was an opportunity for counting their horns. This book includes many lesser-known dinosaurs that were fun to see in the spotlight, as opposed to the regular, more well-known ones. As the reader, I gave the book four out of five stars because the storyline was intriguing, yet having to pronounce each name tended to slow down the story. I was thankful for the back page that included the pronunciation of each animal as well as an extra bit of information that I was unaware of beforehand. This book would be a fun one to see put in different scenarios instead of just a birthday party, i.e. Don’t Ask a Dinosaur to…, much like the series There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a….
|Author||Matt Forrest Esenwine • Deborah Bruss • Louie Chin, Illustrator|
|Page Count||32 pages|
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