An early chapter book from Newbery Medal winner Betsy
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
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.