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Dinosaurs: A Giant Fold-Out Book
by Simms Taback
Uses the same signature format and style as the series' previous titles. The question "Who am I?" and a linked written clue invites kids to lift the first portion of the folded page to reveal another clue and more of the animal, and then a final fold-out shows the whole dino. The featured dinosaurs are: quetzalcoatlus, diplodocus, stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, ankylosaur ...more
Hardcover, 20 pages
Published April 10th 2012 by Blue Apple Books
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“Dinosaurs” by Simms Taback’s is an amazing illustrated book on dinosaurs. On each left page of the book is a question “who am I?” and it also reveals part of a dinosaur. On each right page it gives a hint leading to what type of dinosaur for example, “I have a long tail”. The book is a fold out book and on each page as you open it up it reveals a picture of a dinosaur. The book goes through different types of dinosaur such as, diplodocus, stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Rex. This book is great f ...more
This is a great book to introduce dinosaurs to babies. Try mimicking dinosaur sounds when the flaps are fully opened before your babies' faces, mine was in awe. We read this for the one hundred and twenty-first time and is still going. Check out our video on our blog http://www.mommychuck.com/2012/11/of-...
Simms Taback is at it again with an awesome giant fold-out book about dinosaurs. Boys are always attracted to this text in my classroom. This is an ideal mentor text for questioning and inferencing for young students. Such a fun book for primary-ages students!
Simms Taback (born 1932) is an author and illustrator. He was born in the Bronx to a Jewish family. He is famous for illustrations for many children's books including, the Caldecott Medal winning, There was an Old Lady who Swallowed the Fly and Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, which have earned him many awards and praise in many circles. He was also a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times, ...moreMore about Simms Taback...