Boo's Dinosaur

by Betsy Byars
Illustrator Erik Brooks

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | September 19, 2006 | Hardcover

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An early chapter book from Newbery Medal winner Betsy Byars
 
When Boo brings home a dinosaur that only she can see, her brother Sammy, doesn’t want to encourage her antics. Boo and her dinosaur are inseparable until Boo says good-bye to the dino quite suddenly.

When Sammy sees how sad his sister is, he understands Boo’s need for her dinosaur more than he wants to admit. So much so that he almost believes it . . . almost.

Betsy Byars has written many chapter books, including Little Horse and Little Horse on His Own. Her language, perfectly tailored to beginning readers, combines with Erik Brooks’s charming illustrations to make a delightful book for children who are just starting to read.
 
Boo''s Dinosaur is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children''s Book of the Year.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 7.82 × 5.87 × 0.46 in

Published: September 19, 2006

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805079580

ISBN - 13: 9780805079586

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Boo's Dinosaur

by Betsy Byars
Illustrator Erik Brooks

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 7.82 × 5.87 × 0.46 in

Published: September 19, 2006

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805079580

ISBN - 13: 9780805079586

About the Book

An early chapter book from Newbery Medal winner Betsy Byars  When Boo brings home a dinosaur that only she can see, her brother Sammy, doesn’ t want to encourage her antics. Boo and her dinosaur are inseparable until Boo says good-bye to the dino quite suddenly.
When Sammy sees how sad his sister is, he understands Boo’ s need for her dinosaur more than he wants to admit. So much so that he almost believes it . . . almost.
Betsy Byars has written many chapter books, including "Little Horse" and "Little Horse on His Own." Her language, perfectly tailored to beginning readers, combines with Erik Brooks’ s charming illustrations to make a delightful book for children who are just starting to read.

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An early chapter book from Newbery Medal winner Betsy Byars
 
When Boo brings home a dinosaur that only she can see, her brother Sammy, doesn’t want to encourage her antics. Boo and her dinosaur are inseparable until Boo says good-bye to the dino quite suddenly.

When Sammy sees how sad his sister is, he understands Boo’s need for her dinosaur more than he wants to admit. So much so that he almost believes it . . . almost.

Betsy Byars has written many chapter books, including Little Horse and Little Horse on His Own. Her language, perfectly tailored to beginning readers, combines with Erik Brooks’s charming illustrations to make a delightful book for children who are just starting to read.
 
Boo''s Dinosaur is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children''s Book of the Year.

About the Author

Betsy Byars, a Newbery Medal winner for The Summer of the Swans, is the author of many popular books for children. She and her husband live in South Carolina.

Erik Brooks illustrated Monkey Business, by Shirley Climo, among other books. He lives with his wife and daughter in Winthrop, Washington.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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