The Kingfisher Treasury of Dinosaur Stories

The Kingfisher Treasury of Dinosaur Stories

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From Dilly the Dinosaur to Jurassic Park, children Love dinosaurs! All children, but especially boys, are fascinated by dinosaurs. This fun-packed new collection brings together the very best stories written about these larger-than-life heroes, from some of today's top children's writers. With scary dinosaurs, friendly dinosaurs, baby dinosaurs and even inflatable dinosaurs, there's a story here to grab the imagination of every child - even the reluctant reader. This fantastic addition to the Treasury series is sure to be a roaring success!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 130 x 198mm | 252g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0753406616
  • 9780753406618

About Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong is a favourite children's writer with more than fifty books to his name. He worked for many years as a primary school teacher, and now works regularly with young children through visits to schools and libraries. His popular children's titles have won him several awards, including The Children's Book Award 1997 for The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour-Dog (Puffin) and The Sheffield Children's Book Award (twice) for Pirate Pandemonium and Dinosaur Pox (both Puffin). His three Viking stories, There's a Viking in my Bed, Viking in Trouble and Viking at School, were made into a successful BBC television series. Jeremy Strong lives in Kent. Clive Scruton is a successful artist whose titles include Sidney the Monster by David Wood (Walker) and A Goodnight Kind of Feeling by Tony Bradman (HarperCollins). He has also illustrated a number of titles by author Vivian French, including It's a Go to the Park Day (Walker), Guinea Pigs on the Go (HarperCollins) and Mrs Hippo's Pizza Parlour, part of Kingfisher's I Am Reading series. Clive Scruton lives in East Grinstead, West Sussex.show more

Table of contents

"Dilly's Pet", Tony Bradman; "Dinosaur at the Supermarket", Lyndsay Camp; "The Monster from Underground" (extract), Gillian Cross; "The Littlest Dinosaur", Terence Dicks; "Davy's Dinosaur", Vivian French; "Tom and the Dinosaur", Terry Jones; "Thing", Robin Klein; "Dinosaur School", Dick King-Smith; "The Strange Egg", Margaret mahy; "Tom and the Pterosaur (extract), Jenny Nimmo; "The Dinosaur Robbers", Jeremy Strong; "The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch", Jacqueline Wilson.show more

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