The Dinosaur's Diary
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The Dinosaur's Diary

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All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary.Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around. When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back. After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world.***A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+******Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors***Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer. She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow.'Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale' The Times'canters along, full of fun and energy' The ScotsmanVisit www.juliadonaldson.co.uk forshow more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 8mm | 99.79g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • b&w illustrations
  • 014131382X
  • 9780141313825
  • 161

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson was born in 1948. She grew up in London and studied at Bristol University. She worked for a few years in publishing and as a teacher, while also writing and performing songs and street theatre with her husband Malcolm, and writing and directing two musicals for children. She has written over a hundred books and plays for children and teenagers, including the award-winning stories The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Superworm, which are among the UK's best-selling picture books. Julia has won many awards, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards and was the children's laureate 2011-2013. Julia Donaldson lives in Sussex with her husband, Malcolm, who often joins her on stage for their sell-out singalong shows.show more

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61 ratings
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