Tom and the Dinosaur Egg
One cold morning, while walking on the beach, Tom finds something strange in a tangle of seaweed. He frees it and carries it back to the lighthouse to show to his grandfather. His grandfather realizes it is an egg, but what sort of egg? They decide to keep it warm and see what happens. One morning, Tom notices a crack, and much to his surprise, a baby dinosaur emerges from the shell! Tom's egg was a dinosaur egg. Day by day the dinosaur grows bigger and bigger and bigger until he becomes a bit of a problem. What will Tom do? Find out in this wonderful adventure story featuring a boy, an egg, an unusual pet and an epic journey. Thrillingly told with exquisite artwork, this book is perfect for dinosaur-mad boys and girls.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 206 x 276 x 4mm | 140.61g
- 29 Jun 2011
- Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Picture Corgi
- London, United Kingdom
- chiefly col. Illustrations
"Friendship, adventure and a happy ending!" Prima Baby and Pregnancy "Pure fun" The Times "With themes of heroism, bravery and empathy, this is an ideal reading book for younger readers to be shared or enjoyed alone" -- Louise Ellis-Barrett writeaway.org.uk "Ian Beck's intelligent tale is lined up with the authors own exciting comic strip style story-telling" South Wales Argus "Ian Beck's delightful illustrations and his clear, simple text will make this book a favorite for children from age 4-7 while much younger children will relish having the story read to them and sharing the pictures" The School Librarian
About Ian Beck
IAN BECK is a familiar name to the Doubleday/Corgi lists with his previous successful picture books. A freelance illustrator for over twenty years (including such notable artwork as the record cover for Elton John's Yellow Brick Road album), Ian turned to writing and illustrating children's books on the birth of his own first child.