How To Grow A Dinosaur by Jill EsbaumHow To Grow A Dinosaur by Jill Esbaum

How To Grow A Dinosaur

byJill EsbaumIllustratorMike Boldt

Hardcover | January 23, 2018

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A big-kid dinosaur can’t wait to teach the new baby everything in this funny, tender, joyful take on becoming a big sister or brother, from the celebrated artist of I Don't Want to Be a Frog
Good news: Your mom's hatching a baby! Bad news: Babies take their sweet time. And when they finally do hatch? They’re too little to play! They don’t even know how to be a dinosaur. That's where you come in. You can teach your baby everything—from peek-a-boo to roaring to table manners to bedtime. Growing a dinosaur is a big job, but you're perfect for it. Because one thing the baby wants more than anything? It’s to be just like you.

Silly humor and sincere, moving moments, make this hilarious, reassuring, and useful “guide” a must for existing big brothers and sisters and for every big brother and big sister to-be. Great fun for family reading too.

"Fresh . . . Adorable . . . Funny."Publishers Weekly
"Hysterical . . . Tender."Kirkus 
"Sweet . . . Maximum comic effect.” —SLJ
Jill Esbuam reads everything--books, magazines, the backs of cereal boxes, you name it. She's a full-time, award-winning writer and the author of I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo!; Stanza, Tom's Tweet; and many others. Jill and her husband live on a farm in Dixon, Iowa, where green walls of corn surround their yard each summer, and she gets to dr...
Title:How To Grow A DinosaurFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.31 × 8.88 × 0.33 inPublished:January 23, 2018Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399539107

ISBN - 13:9780399539107


Editorial Reviews

"Fresh . . . Adorable . . . Funny." —Publishers Weekly"Esbaum and Boldt [hit] the serious, the horrific, and the hysterical—and tenderly portray the growing bond between the two children." —Kirkus “One of the cutest new sibling picture books I’ve read.” —Imagination Soup“[A] funny and sweet take on bringing a new addition into a family . . . allowing for maximum comic effect.” —SLJ“Wonderfully succinct . . . A delightfully funny, tender book on being a big sibling.” —Maria Marshall’s Making Nature Fun“Hilarious." —Inspiration Laboratories“A big hit . . . and I can see why. . . . I wish it was around when my oldest was getting ready to become a big sister.” —Picture Books to YA