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In this new series of concept-based, shaped dinosaur board books, little ones will learn dinosaur names for every letter of the alphabet, identify bold shapes, practice counting skills, and discover the bright colors in the dinosaur world. Both kid-friendly and educational, these board books make reading and playtime fun for the whole family!
Board Book, 20 pages
Published September 5th 2012 by Chronicle Books
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This bright wonderful book offers help in the learning of numbers from one to ten, with a bonus of 50 added in at the end! Each of the illustrations has countable aspects which tie in with the text so that parent and toddler can add together. I think I had two favourites from this book and that had to be the nine Maiasaura, stomping through a stream because the page was so bright and fun and aslo the ten eggs in the Tyrannosaurus Rex’s next, but more than those his fifty terrible teeth, however ...more
Nov 01, 2012 Barbara rated it really liked it
This eye-catching book will have even the older readers in the family glued to its pages because of its dinosaurs as they learn (or review how) to count from one to ten. The illustrations are vibrant, and the vocabulary stretches readers as they follow Microraptor trying to catch severn dragonflies or 9 Maiasaura moving loudly across a stream. In the case of Velociraptor, readers can count its six fingers and six claws as well as the other dinosaurs in the field, but they won't want to count his ...more
Had to increase my rating after realizing that on each page there are other things to count which equal the same number mentioned in the text. So Pterodactyl has 2 wings, but there are also two dinosaurs eating below you could count.
Feb 21, 2013 Lara rated it really liked it
Really cute counting book with different dinosaurs for each number. Simple concept, but the illustrations are great, and I think it's definitely a book kids will love (and want to read over and over).
I've counted books among my friends for as long as I can remember. I was born in Santa Monica, California, though that beautiful city is just one of many places I've called home; my family moved ten times before I graduated from high school. Moving so frequently gave me many opportunities to experience new places, meet new people, and make new friends . . . but it could be lonely, too, especially ...more