How to Grow a Dinosaur
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How to Grow a Dinosaur

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Albie is a normal little boy who has extraordinary adventures. When he 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 seeds have grown into great big jurassic jungle. He rushes outside to discover what else has grown - a fan...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Simon & Schuster Children's
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Kathleen Dixon
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
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
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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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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