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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Happy-go-lucky little dinosaur shows confidence as he tackles leaf piles, a big slide, and more.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this is a book younger kids will enjoy. They're sure to be roaring along with the main character and shouting "Dinosaur wins!" as they read along.
Is It Any Good?
Kids love to roar, and they'll have fun roaring with the little red dinosaur. Again and again, the little red dinosaur attacks each new challenge with a roar, and as he succeeds he lets out a triumphant shout: "Dinosaur wins!" His life is fun and positive, and he is brave and courageous, even if all he's facing is a big slide or a bowl of spaghetti.
The simplicity, humor, and energy of this book are enough to captivate any kid, especially the younger ones. Explosive block print and the repetitive storyline make reading it almost a game, and the accompanying illustrations add to the fun. Bursting with bright primary colors outlined in black, they are as simple and playfully engaging as the text. Basic patterns and shapes coupled with a smattering of photo collage create a world that is exuberant, familiar, and comical. Young kids will love it.
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