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The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch

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On a school trip to see the dinosaurs in the museum, everyone in the class has a packed lunch. Everyone, that is, except for Dinah. Until a friendly iguanodon decides to help...





Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch - and a huge surprise to come!
Paperback, 64 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Corgi Pups
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Lucia Rial
Sep 06, 2012 Lucia Rial rated it liked it
Dinah is a young girl who becomes bored of her daily routine. She thinks her breakfast, going to school and school trips are all boring. However this all changed when Dinah visited a museum whilst on a school trip.
Everyone except Dinah has their own packed lunch. Dinah lived with her Dad and often forgot to do things like that. However later that day, Dinah felt a big hand tap her on the shoulder. It was a dinosaur. The friendly decided that he wanted to help Dinah so he picked her up in his bi
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Emma  Pratt
Oct 21, 2016 Emma Pratt rated it it was amazing
BEST BOOK EVER
Tasia Ramejkis
This book is a fantastic was of getting children from single parent homes to be able to relate to a main character. From the start we know that Dinah lives with her dad, and he sometimes isn't the perfect parent. On the day of the school trip to the museum Dinah's dad forgets to give her a packed lunch to take with her. In the museum she goes off to visit the Dinosaur Exhibition, whilst there complaining of hunger her feels an iguanadon pick her up and share their dinosaur lunch with her. The f ...more
Marie Therese
Jan 26, 2013 Marie Therese rated it really liked it
This is lovely story of a child’s vivid imagination, which was read to a group of year 2 children who absolutely loved the story and the illustrations which brought the story to life. The story is about a girl called Dinah who is bored of her mundane life, and dreams of adventure. Until one day, to Dinah’s surprise a dinosaur taps her on her shoulder, who agrees to share his packed lunch with her. She drinks the dinosaur juice, however when she awakes the next morning she feels odd....to her ...more
Malsha
Feb 19, 2015 Malsha rated it liked it
Read this at a spur of the moment while waiting for something. Just because I'm a kid at heart and being 23 will not change the fact that I will never ever stop loving Jackie Wilson's books and Nick Sharatt's illustrations.
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I loved this book so much because it's funny and entertaining and would recommend this for children's bedtime
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I've read this book more times than I can remember. Its still good no matter how many times you read it.
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seen as it's a childrens book it wasn't that interesting to me but i wasn't a terrible book... i mainly read it as i have nothing to do in class and finished my book.
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Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945, but spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine, filling in countless Woolworths’ exercise books as she grew up. As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine (which she was told was named ...more
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