Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner by Gareth EdwardsNever Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner by Gareth Edwards

Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner

byGareth EdwardsIllustratorGuy Parker-Rees

Hardcover | April 28, 2015

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This fun, rhyming read-aloud will guide young children through the bedtime routine.

Would you ask a dinosaur to dinner? Would you share your toothbrush with a shark?

Through a series of amusing mishaps, a young boy learns that a dinosaur, a shark, a tiger, and other animals will not help him get a good night's sleep. Instead, he holds a teddy bear and counts sheep, realizing that they are the animals best suited for the bedtime routine.

Gareth Edwards' rhyming read-aloud text is brought to life with the fun, charming art of Guy Parker-Rees, the bestselling illustrator of Giraffes Can't Dance!

GARETH EDWARDS is a TV and radio producer. This is his first U.S. picture book. He lives in London, England, with his wife and four children. GUY PARKER-REES has illustrated many bestselling books, including K is for Kissing a Cool Kangaroo, The Chimpanzees of Happytown, Down by the Cool of the Pool, Dinosaurumpus!, All Afloat on No...
Title:Never Ask a Dinosaur to DinnerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.37 inPublished:April 28, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545812968

ISBN - 13:9780545812962

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Never Ask a Dinosaur to Dinner : * "This is plenty lively enough for a library readaloud, and it's likely to be a favorite of youngsters at home as well." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review Praise for Giraffes Can't Dance : "Parker-Rees's kicky depictions of slightly anthropomorphic animals boogying on the dance floor are the highlight here. His watercolor and pen-and-ink artwork exudes a fun, party vibe." -- School Library Journal Praise for Dinosaurumpus!  (written by Tony Mitton and illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees) : "Perfect for bedtime reading.... It's sure to be a big hit at story hours, too; expect young listeners to jump up and add their own wriggles and shakes to the dinosaur party." -- Booklist "From the swoop and 'Eeeeeek!' of the pteranodon ... to the high-kicking 'Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!' of the T. rex, each animal presents a fine opportunity for vocal and physical silliness that will be welcome wherever blood-stirring activity is needed. The colorful, eye-popping illustrations are sure to entice." -- School Library Journal