Product Description How do you find a missing dinosaur who’s large and green and likes to roar? When a little boy’s dinosaur decides to play hide-and-seek, he is surprisingly difficult to track down. Veteran illustrator Joe Mathieu’s dinomite illustrations and Jon Surgal’ s saur-ing verse will have kids roaring with laughter as they romp through this funny rhyming Beginner Book.Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. From School Library Journal PreSchool-Grade 2—This entertaining Seuss-style story will have dinosaur enthusiasts clamoring for more. Charming cartoon illustrations provide an amusing complement to the rhyming text. A boy looks around his home and travels around his community in search of his large, green "he likes to roar" dinosaur. The frontispiece shows a silhouette of the boy with the dinosaur tiptoeing behind him; it will get readers hooked from the start. Even the title page contributes to the story. A great hide-and-seek adventure for beginning readers.—Melissa Smith, Green Valley Library, Henderson, NV (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. About the Author Jon Surgal has written for many television shows. His fiction has appeared in the National Lampoon, Evergreen Review, and Partisan Review.Joe Mathieu has illustrated countless children’s books.
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