Parents' Guide to

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Tots will love this roaringly funny bedtime book.

Book Bob Shea Activity 2008
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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Mommy and little Dino Like It!

I think it is a great tool for discussing toddler everyday life difficulties and joys... that will be overcome by age. Great Book!
age 3+

My little dinosaur likes it

Putting an energized 3 years old boy to bed is challenging, no doubt about it, so we try to make it fun by showing him what steps are required to complete the taks, we add moans and roars and we get giggles and sometimes my son complies and goes to bed. Also a great book to give to older siblings to read to the little ones.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

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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