Dinosaur Detectives (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, #9)
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Dinosaur Detectives (The Magic School Bus Chapter Books #9)

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In Magic School Bus chapter book #9, Ms Frizzle and the gang find out they must become Dinosaur Detectives at the Museum of Natural History.
Ms Frizzles and the gang just want to study dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History. But by mistake, they end up traveling through time to the actual Mesozoic era and come face to face with real meat-eaters! Yikes! They learn about...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published 2002)
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It was a fun way of learning more about dinosaurs. I read it to my 5 year old, and while some of the information was advanced for her, I liked the pairing of fiction and non-fiction.
Oct 05, 2011 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
We've read all of the Magic School Bus picture-books that we can find and now we're working our way through the chapter books, too. We just love the Friz and her class; the characters feel like old friends to us.

This story takes us to the age of the dinosaurs. It has a lot of factual information about the different dinosaurs that lived during different periods of time. There's a lot of excitement and danger in this tale and we enjoyed reading it together.
"My favorite part was Liz, the crazy lizard, rescued Ralphie from the giant dinosaur."
Always a good teaching tool but not alway effective for just reading, Magic School Bus sometimes takes too much time to stop the story and give information. All the sidebars can also be distracting, but elementary teachers seem to love the books anyway and I suppose the kids do too.
Melz (mele) manako
it was cool it had heaps of facts like the big plant eaters plants eggs are the same size as a football and its funny when phoebe plays with the tiny dinosaurs. :) a very good book hope u like it.
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Daniel Ho
i want to go into to this book becuse i dinosaurs.
science supplement to add to the classroom library
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