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How to Grow a Dinosaur

4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  42 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
When Albie helps his mum in the garden by planting some seeds, he can't quite believe his eyes the next morning. The garden has grown beyond all belief and these are not just any old plants - oh, no - Albie's plants have grown into great big dinosaurs!
Paperback, 30 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Simon & Schuster Children's
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Nov 22, 2015 Kurtlu rated it it was amazing
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geçen gün erika bartos'un, ışık'ın kütüphanesinde bulunan birkaç kitabını değerlendirmiştim. maalesef hiçbiri 5 yıldızı hak etmiyor. tamam, küçük böceklerin çizimleri oldukça sevimli ve sade, hikayeler arkadaşlık, yardımlaşma, sevgi, saygı gibi kavramları aşılamayı hedefliyor ama yaratıcılık kısmını sorguladığınızda bazen vasatın da altında kalıyorlar. ama bu kitap öyle mi? küçük bir anaokulu çocuğu gibi a harfini uzata uzata hayır diyorum. çünkü bu kitap müthiş! sıradan başlayan hikayemiz, sonr ...more
Annabel Hall
Nov 08, 2015 Annabel Hall rated it really liked it
Before I left my job at a local nursery to go to university, I bought this book for the children in the preschool class and I can't count the number of times we read it. I know it word for word and still love it! A great picture book, particularly for dinosaur lovers.
Mar 16, 2015 Jennie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: teaching
I read this book to a nursery class while thinking about the theme/topic of growing. Because we had been talking about seeds and growth the children were really engaged and the book provoked lots of conversation.

Albie is a boy whose Mum ropes him into some gardening and asks him to plant some seeds. Albie does and when he wakes up the next morning something wild has grown! And when he goes exploring he finds some interesting things!

This is a lovely story with some beautiful illustrations. It en
Kathleen Dixon
Jun 04, 2013 Kathleen Dixon rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children-s, dinosaurs
James is particularly interested in dinosaurs (as are so many boys and girls) and so we're studying them at the moment. He chose this and two other books today to read and respond to. For this he drew two pictures - one of the tyrannosaurus and stegosaurus fighting, and the other of the jungle that grows outside Albie's bedroom window. James' artwork is quite minimalist (slapdash, one might say) - I guess he's illustrating key points rather than the whole story. He said, "I like that the tyranno ...more
Jan 10, 2015 Pranav rated it it was amazing
Albie's mother asked Albie to sprinkle some seeds. Next day it was a jungle outside his home. He got chased by a T-Rex, he got picked up by a Pterodactyl, he fed them some Jelly Beans. The T-Rex chomped the branch Albie was in. Albie's adventure was so cool and I liked the ending (about magic seeds).

I have read this book many times.
Apr 10, 2013 Laura rated it it was amazing
Had to share for my son! I got him this book for easter and I haven read it cover to cover not joking maybe 20 times :-s

Its very good, sometimes I wonder how children understand stories that sometimes adults dont!

Illustrations are beautiful though and he loves looking through :)
Danie Cutter
May 27, 2012 Danie Cutter rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens
I thought not bad but little miss loves it, she only got it yesterday and I've had to read it 4 times already today!
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Pearson yayınları çocuklar için cidden çok güzel kitaplar basıyorlar.Oğlumun şu sıra(3buçuk yaşında)en sevdiği kitaplardan.Resimler harika.
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Caryl Hart is a full-time children’s writer who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don’t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate!, won two regional awards in England, and is short-listed for a third. She lives in England with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens, and a dog named Roo. As well as writ ...more
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