Danny and the Dinosaur 50th Anniversary Edition

by Syd Hoff
Illustrator Syd Hoff

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. | January 22, 2008 | Trade Paperback

Danny and the Dinosaur 50th Anniversary Edition is rated 4 out of 5 by 1.

Danny loves dinosaurs! When he sees one at the museum and says, "It would be nice to play with a dinosaur," a voice answers, "And I think it would be nice to play with you." So begins Danny and the Dinosaur's wonderful adventures together. For Danny and his prehistoric playmate, even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek. Kids will delight in Syd Hoff's charming, comical illustrations as they read about how Danny teaches a very old dinosaur some new tricks.

Originally published over 50 years ago, this beloved classic is a Level 1 I Can Read that is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.19 in

Published: January 22, 2008

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064440028

ISBN - 13: 9780064440028

Found in: Fiction
Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Danny and the Dinosaur 50th Anniversary Edition

Danny and the Dinosaur 50th Anniversary Edition

by Syd Hoff
Illustrator Syd Hoff

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.19 in

Published: January 22, 2008

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064440028

ISBN - 13: 9780064440028

About the Book

Danny loves dinosaurs. When he sees one at the museum, he thinks aloud that it would be nice to play with one. When a dinosaur answers Danny, they have a wonderful adventure together.

From the Publisher

Danny loves dinosaurs! When he sees one at the museum and says, "It would be nice to play with a dinosaur," a voice answers, "And I think it would be nice to play with you." So begins Danny and the Dinosaur's wonderful adventures together. For Danny and his prehistoric playmate, even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek. Kids will delight in Syd Hoff's charming, comical illustrations as they read about how Danny teaches a very old dinosaur some new tricks.

Originally published over 50 years ago, this beloved classic is a Level 1 I Can Read that is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards

From the Jacket

Danny's on the town with a real live dinosaur. From the ballpark to the zoo, these two are having one hundred million years of fun—all in one day!

About the Author

Syd Hoff has given much pleasure to children everywhere as the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including the favorite I Can Read booksSammy the Seal,The Horse in Harry's Room, and the Danny and the Dinosaur books.

Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in theNew Yorkerafter he sold his first cartoon to that magazine at the age of eighteen. His work also appeared in many other magazines, includingEsquireand theSaturday Evening Post, and in a nationally syndicated daily feature.

From Our Editors

Danny spends an entire day with his newly-found friend--a dinosaur.

Editorial Reviews

"It is a great pleasure to see what miracles can be wrought with simple words, imagination, and understanding of children." (Language Arts)

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8