The Dinosaur's Diary Julia Donaldson

Puffin
Paperback / softback 112 pages

ISBN:
9780141313825
Size:
198 x 129 x 6mm
Published:
28th March 2002
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Interest age: from c 7 years
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Overview

All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary.Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around. When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back. After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world.***A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+******Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors***Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer. She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow.'Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale' The Times'canters along, full of fun and energy' The ScotsmanVisit www.juliadonaldson.co.uk for

Author

Julia Donaldson was born in 1948. She grew up in London and studied at Bristol University. She worked for a few years in publishing and as a teacher, while also writing and performing songs and street theatre with her husband Malcolm, and writing and directing two musicals for children. She has written over a hundred books and plays for children and teenagers, including the award-winning stories The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Superworm, which are among the UK's best-selling picture books. Julia has won many awards, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards and was the children's laureate 2011-2013. Julia Donaldson lives in Sussex with her husband, Malcolm, who often joins her on stage for their sell-out singalong shows.

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