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MY FAVORITE DINOSAURS by Ruth Ashby

MY FAVORITE DINOSAURS

By Ruth Ashby (Author) , John Sibbick (Illustrator)

Age Range: 6 - 8

Pub Date: April 1st, 2005
ISBN: 0-689-03921-2
Publisher: Milk & Cookies Press

Dinosaur artist Sibbick presents 29 of his favorite dinosaurs with full-color double-paged paintings that pitch the viewer into the midst of action-filled dinosaur landscapes. These dinosaurs can lumber right off the page, snarling. Meticulous detail to plants, landscapes and the dinosaurs will have young viewers entranced. While the images are fully realized and satisfying, the brief text is often an irritation, as boxes of text are pasted on top of the paintings, distracting the viewer. After all, the paintings tell the story. For the reader who needs help interpreting the images, the Dino fun facts, which serve as an index and provide the dinosaur name, size, location and geological periods, could have been expanded. Purchase for young dinosaur lovers, who may pore over paintings looking for their favorites. (Nonfiction. 6-8)