How to Catch a Loveosaurus (How to Catch #17)

by Alice Walstead (Author) Andy Elkerton (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: How to Catch

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling How to Catch series comes an exciting Valentine's Day treat about a rare new creature!

Can you catch the magical Loveosaurus? The Catch Club Kids are on the chase again, this time to trap a dinosaur that escaped from the museum and wants to spread love and kindness. Blending exciting traps and STEAM concepts with hilarity and chaos to encourage reading, learning, and imagination, this charming adventure will delight young readers, families, and educators alike--and maybe inspire spreading some kindness too! This funny children's picture book makes the perfect bedtime read-aloud and Valentine's Day gift for kids ages 4-10!

Have you heard of the Loveosaurus? The first ever found--it's true!

He's on the run spreading kindness and joy, but who will trap him... YOU?

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An elusive new quarry leads the How To Catch... kids on a merry chase through a natural history museum... [with] scenes of smiling people young and otherwise exchanging hugs and knuckle bumps, holding doors for a wheelchair rider, and dancing through clouds of sparkles. 

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Sourcebooks Wonderland
Publication date
December 06, 2022
How to Catch
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV022000 - Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, & Fables | General
JUV017070 - Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Valentine's Day
Library of Congress categories
Picture books
Stories in rhyme

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