by Bob Shea (Author) Bob Shea (Illustrator)
Dinosaur is starting preschool today. ROAR! There are new friends to meet, dress-up outfits to wear, glitter and googly eyes to paste, musical instruments to play, and snacks to eat. What's not to like? But then, oh, no! It's Dinosaur vs. Clean-up Time! Fortunately, when friends work together, EVERYONE WINS!
With all the bright colors, bold lines, and toddler-like exuberance that have made the previous Dinosaur vs. books irresistible, Dinosaur vs. School will both amuse and reassure anyone going off to school for the first time.
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Pres-Gr1—Dinosaur is embarking on a new experience: school. Shea's collages are bold, vivid, and laugh-out-loud funny. His cartoon style is at times reminiscent of The Powerpuff Girls and The Ren & Stimpy Show yet is uniquely his own. Kids will appreciate the humor and Dinosaur's confidence as he faces off against some familiar situations. This is an excellent read-aloud that becomes interactive as the story builds. As an added bonus, if you look closely, you can spot Buddy and the Bunnies from Shea's previous book. Add this title to your cart, and your patrons and students will be sure to cheer.—Krishna Grady, Darien Library, CT
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