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May 02, 2017
| ISBN 9781524701512
| 7-10 years
May 03, 2016
| ISBN 9780553521962
| 7-10 years
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May 02, 2017 | ISBN 9781524701512 | 7-10 years
May 03, 2016 | ISBN 9780553521962 | 7-10 years
Baby dinosaurs are fun pets. . . . BIG dinosaurs are a problem. Hiding a baby dinosaur is hard work. And it’s about to get even harder! Frank and Sam’s grandma has found a new fossil, and it looks just like baby dinosaur Peanut’s horn . . . only a thousand times bigger! Will Peanut grow to be that huge, too? How do you hide a dinosaur when he is as big as a house? It won’t be easy. Especially when scientists come to the dig site to make a movie about the new fossil. This fun chapter book series is perfect for kids who love to laugh out loud while learning about dinosaurs. Back matter includes a glossary of dino terms. Reviews “T. rex–sized fun! McAnulty combines a pitch-perfect voice, fascinating science, exciting adventure, and laugh-out-loud humor, creating a wildly entertaining page-turner.” —Middle Shelf “A fresh take on a fossilized premise, this will appeal to dino fans and readers with their own nerd badge.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books “There will always be kids fascinated by dinosaurs, and this is just the series for them.” —Booklist
How do you hide a pet dinosaur? Taking care of a baby dinosaur is hard work. And it’s even harder when you can’t tell anyone about him! Frank and Sam are good at feeding, cleaning, and walking Peanut. But their grandma has found a new fossil and it looks just like Peanut’s horn . . . only a thousand times bigger! Will baby Peanut grow to be that huge, too? How do you hide a dinosaur when he becomes as big as a house? It won’t be easy. Especially when scientists come to the dig site to make a movie about the new fossil. The hilarious Dino Files chapter book series follows a nine-year-old dinosaur expert, his paleontologist grandparents, a cat named Saurus, and fossils that might not be so extinct!
Stacy McAnulty is the author of several picture books, including Beautiful, Excellent Ed, and 101 Reasons Why I’m Not Taking a Bath, chapter book series including The Dino Files, and two middle grade novels, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl and The World Ends in… More about Stacy McAnulty
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