For younger readers
The Littlest Dinosaur and the Naughty Rock
By Camilla Reid, Michael Foreman
- The littlest dinosaur is back but he’s feeling grumpy. He is rude to his father, shouts at his brothers and sisters, and throws his lunch into a muddy puddle. Before long, he finds himself on the ‘naughty rock’ and more miserable than ever.
- Lucky for little dinosaur, the naughty rock is actually a giant tortoise who has some very sensible advice for him, including saying ‘sorry’ and ‘thank you’.
- This is a simple story about manners but it also helps young children understand that they can’t always explain why they feel grumpy or sad. It also makes saying ‘sorry’ and ‘thank you’ look very easy.
- The added bonus is that the message is told through dinosaurs – and they are likely to be much more powerful ambassadors for manners than mum or dad!
Published by Bloomsbury
For older readers
By Ciaran Murtagh, Richard Morgan
- It’s one of the hottest summers in Sabreton that anyone can remember. Caveboy Charlie Flint invents a fizzy drink that will keep all the dinosaurs cool but it has side effects – loud and smelly dinoburps.
- The dinoburps continue long into the night and no one can get any sleep so Charlie has to find a cure and for that, he needs the flowers that grow on the top of Snapper Mountain.
- Dinosaurs, burps, caveboys and newly-invented fizzy drinks give this story plenty of appeal to young readers and the pages are packed with adventures (and dinosaurs), from escaping sabre-toothed monkeys to fighting crocodiles. The book is also full of fun Stone-Age details.
Published by Piccadilly Press
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