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The Dinosaur's Diary
by Julia Donaldson Debbie Boon

RRP €7.15

The Dinosaur's Diary
by Author Name Julia Donaldson, Debbie Boon

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List Price:7.15
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 6mm, 112pp
Publication date: 28 Mar 2002
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN-13: 9780141313825


All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary. Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around. When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back. After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world. A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+. Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer. She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow."Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale". (The Times). "canters along, full of fun and energy". (The Scotsman).

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  • Illustrations: b&w illustrations