Neffy and the Feathered Dinosaurs
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Neffy and the Feathered Dinosaurs

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It was a very special day for Neffy the Microraptorshe would be taking her first flight. But when Neffy spread her wings she didn't know what she was supposed to do! Will she learn in time to join her sisters and escape the predators on the ground? In this informative and fact-based story, Joe Lillington takes the reader back to the time of dinosaurs as we follow young Neffy in her first attempt at flying. Along the way, she meets other friendly dinosaurs (and some not so friendly ones), all illustrated in Lillington's beautiful style full of character. "show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 242 x 276 x 10mm | 434g
  • Flying Eye Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Fully Illustrated
  • 1909263893
  • 9781909263895
  • 459,869

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Neffy and the Feathered Dinosaurs is an entertaining story which is a great introduction for children who are starting to get interested in dinosaurs and that period of time.-The Bookworm Baby Bedtime stories are the perfect way for us to learn together, and the repeat reads definitely encourage facts to stick - for me, that is. Books like Neffy and the Feathered Dinosaurs are an ideal fit for us, and Neffy is particularly great. One part story, and one part supplementary non-fiction.-Golden Adventures of a Dark Horse A unique and special dinosaur book unlike any others I have seen before!-The Wandering Bookseller Praise For Joe Lillington's Previous Book, Toby and the Ice GiantsLillington s cartoons bring a retro Golden Books charm to the prehistoric setting, while sidebars offer details about each animal s diet, habitat, and more. It s an appealing introduction to eight bygone species and one (ours) that s "Still Going!"Publishers Weekly Young viewers will marvel at the succession of massive ruminants and predators, which Lillington renders in watercolors with reasonable accuracy, if anthropomorphic facial expressions.Kirkus Reviews No page, not even the endpapers, is wasted in this appealing and informative visit to prehistory.Wall Street Journal To see such honest, informed and unique work that shows dedication and a two-fingers-up to common, trendy illustration is just such a joyIt's Nice That" A unique and special dinosaur book unlike any others I have seen before!-The Wandering Booksellershow more

Back cover copy

Did you know that some dinosaurs actually had feathers? Journey back to the Cretaceous Period, where Neffy the young microraptor is about to take her first flight! But it's not that easy...Follow Neffy through the forest and meet the other feathered dinosaurs, as she learns to glide through the skies. Based on recent scientific discovery, this is one of the first picture books to draw upon the evidence of feathered dinosaurs and explore a fascinating new perspective on the past.show more

About Joe Lillington

Joe Lillington was born in London and educated at Falmouth University. He was recently commissioned to illustrate the cover of Stew Magazine, illustrated a short story in AMBIT magazine and has exhibited with the Light Grey Art Lab and the Just Us collective. This is his second book for Flying Eye, following 2015's Toby and the Ice Giants.show more

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16 ratings
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1 6% (1)
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