COUNT-A-SAURUS by Nancy Blumenthal

COUNT-A-SAURUS

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The dinosaurs featured here are real enough, but their treatment is pure fun: "One Stegosaurus standing in the sun"--on the beach, wearing sunglasses; "Two Compsognathus always on the run"--in running shoes, carrying a huge ice-cream cone; up to "Ten Hadrosaurids sporting funny hats"--their variously shaped crests. The large beasts are colored bright, unlikely colors and sport across the pages in a manner sure to bring joy to dinosaur lovers. Pronunciations are included; an "append-a-saurus" tells a little more about each creature but omits full explanation of the brontosaurus confusion, although the now-official name, Apatosaurus, is included.

ISBN: 02-749391-1
Page count: 24pp
Publisher: Four Winds/MacMillan
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