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Dinosaurs

3.26  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
80 pages
Published 1971 by Pan Books (first published October 28th 1960)
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Charles
Mar 28, 2009 Charles rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
This is a short book, written primarily for kids, and it's outdated now, but it was surely a lot of fun back in the day when I read it. It really fired my 10 year old imagination.
David Sarkies
Jul 31, 2014 David Sarkies rated it it was ok
A failed attempt to write a poem about dinosaurs
17 November 2013

What I did not like about this book was that the author seems to jump in and out of poetic form which makes reading it a really pain. At one point she seems to be using rhyme and meter and all of the sudden she will break the flow and destroy the nature of the paragraph. Okay, I will admit that writing a pseudo-scientific children's book about dinosaurs in poetic form is going to be very hard indeed, but it seems that that is how s
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The Book Box
I borrowed this book last night from Oma; it was my uncle's when he was little. Mama read it to me today because I just started saying "dinosaur" (died-o-door)!
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Children's writer Jane Werner Watson (1915-2004) was born in Fond du Lac, Wis. She earned a B.A. in English in 1936 from the University of Wisconsin, began a career in publishing, and became a prolific writer who specialized in non-fiction.

She was one of the first editors for the original Golden Books series, and wrote books for Disney series.

She also wrote under the names Elsa Jane Werner Watso
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