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Dinos on the Go
Dinos are travelling in trucks, riding on trains, sailing on ships, and flying on planes. From allosaurus to triceratops, these dinosaurs are rushing and romping, bicycling and stomping to get to the most talked about event in millions of years - a dino reunion. Ages 5+.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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I would use this book to discuss transportation with my students. We could talk about how each student gets to school, how their family travels, etc. For personal use I would use it to describe to my children how we would travel for vacation or visit family.
Mar 02, 2012 Angela rated it really liked it
This book is a great introduction to different kinds of dinosaurs and their very hard names but not their is not much else connecting it to science. You could use it in first grade to cover the SKL2 standard. I think it would be fun to classify dinosaurs. Its a great rhyming book. and flows well. I believe students with special needs would really benefit from the rhymes in associating the names with the rhymes. The Illustrator did a great job keeping the book filled with vivid exciting ...more
This was a fun and energy packed book, the illustrations were crazy and wild which made for children to pay attention. If your child likes dinosaurs then they will fall in love with this book. Each page is a different named dino and he-she is doing something different. (riding a bike, going shopping etc)
So much for my idea of combining dinosaurs and trucks into one kid's book - Karma Wilson went and did it, and then added trains, cars, bikes, and planes! Parents will want to look for the tons of in-jokes in the artwork; kids will simply love the dinos and the various vehicles.
Karma Wilson grew up an only child of a single mother in the wilds of North Idaho. Way back then (just past the stone age and somewhat before the era of computers) there was no cable TV and if there had been Karma could not have recieved it. TV reception was limited to 3 channels, of which one came in with some clarity. Karma did the only sensible thing a lonely little girl could do…she read or ...more