Reviews and Blog Posts: dinosaurs

Terrible lizard

by Cullen Bunn

Reviewer Rating:
4

Just a girl and her...T-rex. Jess's dad is a scientist doing super secret work for the government involving time portals. She's there when he runs his first test--and a T-rex comes through the portal! While the dinosaur, who Jess eventually names Wrex, looks pretty scary, he imprints on Jess and...

Denver's Famous Dinosaurs

Reconstruction of Stegosaurus by O.C. Marsh

Have you ever heard of Triceratops? How about Stegosaurus? "Brontosaurus"? Of course you have--they're some of the superstars of prehistory; depicted in countless picture books, cartoons, and roadside statues. Many eight-year-olds could give you a scholarly lecture about them. But what many Denverites don't know--even some of the eight-year-olds--is that all three of these dinosaur celebrities were first discovered right in our back yard. They're actually local celebrities, and their discoveries make for some pretty interesting reading.

Fortunately, the milk

by Neil Gaiman

Reviewer Rating:
5

Neil Gaiman's narration of his wonderful story of a father thwarted on his way home from buying milk will have you laughing out loud! The alien voices are particularly enjoyable. A fun activity for a Family Book Club, enjoy the book's illustrations along with Gaiman's entertaining performance simultaneously. You'll never...

Fortunately, the milk

by Neil Gaiman

Reviewer Rating:
4

Fortunately, Neil Gaiman and Scottie Young collaborated on this book, because it's wonderful. Only Gaiman could turn a quick trip to the corner market for milk into a grand adventure full of aliens, time-traveling dinosaurs, vampires, pirates, and even a few ponies. Scottie Young's illustrations are the perfect accompaniment. His...

How do dinosaurs say I love you?

by Jane Yolen

Reviewer Rating:
5

I found these books to be really exciting! The illustrations are what really make them for me. The figures have so much movement and vibrancy; it really keeps me turning pages wanting to see what’s happening next. The characters expressions are so engaging and clear. The events are chaotic, busy,...

Dinothesaurus : prehistoric poems and paintings

by Douglas Florian

Reviewer Rating:
3

The pictures inside Dinothesaurus: prehistoric poems and paintings by Douglas Florian are appealing to anyone who is fascinated by collage art and other forms of artistic expression. And dinosaurs of course. I find the poems less inspiring than the visual art. I would recommend this to a tween/teen artist looking for...

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Out of ideas for what to read with your kids next? We have lists of recommendations for a variety of interests and reading levels - birth through twelve.

We are gathering lists of books by topic, award books and grade level recommendations. If your little one is into dinosaurs we have a list for them. Maybe they like to explore the pictures, check out these wordless books. If you need a scary story we have that covered too.

Fortunately, the milk

by Neil Gaiman

Reviewer Rating:
4

Dad goes out for milk so his kids can have breakfast (and, more importantly, so he can have his tea). He's gone for longer than he should be. His story involves dinosaurs, pirates, wumpires, a volcano, a hot air balloon, a time machine, and some aliens...Fortunately, he never lets go...

T-Rex trying--

by Hugh Murphy

Reviewer Rating:
4

A silly collection of cartoons of poor T-Rex trying to do all kinds of things...that he can't do because of his short arms. Watch as T-Rex tries hang gliding, applying sunscreen, cleaning his ears, and more! A quick way to bring a smile to your day. More T-Rex fun here:...

The lost dinosaurs of Egypt

by William E Nothdurft

Reviewer Rating:
3

What?!  Why have we not heard more about this?  Pictures and everything!  If you think you've read everything there is to read on Egyptology, this will be a surprising read.

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