Rumble, Roar, Dinosaur! : More Prehistoric Poems with Lift-The-Flap Surprises!
The team that behind Gnash Gnaw Dinosaur is back. With laugh-out-loud, whimsical rhyme, future paleontologists are uniquely introduced to all kinds of dinosaurs in this fact-filled flap book. Full color.
- Hardback | 24 pages
- 251.46 x 281.94 x 10.16mm | 521.63g
- 02 Apr 2010
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- colour illustrations
Newton's Book NewsCleverly illustrated . . . . fun and informative poems with creative lif-the-flaps makeing learning not only fun, but memorable. Horn BookThe [poetry] pieces are accessible and amusing. Bright cartoonlight illustrations make this a friendly, not frightening, world. Lift-the-flaps extend the action as well as the poem. Publishers WeeklyWith its expressive cartoon dinosaurs, this lift-the-flap poetry book (following "Gnash, Gnaw, Dinosaur!") emphasizes fun over science.The rhymes have plenty of bounce . . . zippy illustrations and interactive format. Kirkus ReviewsThe author chooses a good blend of the popular and lesser-known dinos, as well as representatives from a variety of habitats. The scansion works, and the word choices nicely suit the target audience. The illustrator's dinosaurs are brimming with personality (and a bit of artistic license), their faces adorned with eyebrows and eyelashes. The short length of the poems, humorous illustration and, of course, those ever-popular flaps all combine to make this a sure hit... School Library JournalThe smooth writing reads aloud well, and each of the eight poems provides a few facts about the creatures. The playful design and typeface enhance the funny pictures; the silly, googly-eyed look of most of the dinosaurs is especially appealing.
About Tony Mitton
Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief (Scholastic) was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize. He has written a number of picture books including the bestselling Amazing Machines series (Kingfisher). His other titles include collections of poetry for older children, Plum and Pip (both Scholastic). He lives in Cambridge. Lynne Chapman has been a freelance illustrator for over 20 years. Trained as a textile designer, she has illustrated everything from greeting cards to giftware. These days she specializes in illustrating children's books, using pastels to achieve her work's distinctive look. Her recent titles include Mr Strongmouse and the Baby (Orchard) and When You're Not Looking! (Gullane). Lynne lives in Sheffield.