Can You Dig It? by Robert Weinstock

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In his newest collection of original poems, Robert Weinstock sifts through everything from Brontosaurus burgers to T. rex kisses, and all with the same vibrant and hilarious flair of Food Hates You, Too. So grab a shovel and dig in.


Cro-Magnon ballerinas were
No dainty twirling prancers.
They stomped and clomped and growled
, Grrrrr!
Good grief! What dreadful dancers!

About Robert Weinstock

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Author Bio: Robert Weinstock ( is a graphic designer, a former children's book editor, and the creator of Food Hates You, Too. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York. Illustrator Bio: Same as above
Published March 2, 2010 by Disney-Hyperion. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The mostly one-poem-per-page format is enlivened by double-page spreads in which one side frequently “talks” to the other, as when a grouchy museum guard tells a child not to embrace a dino skeleton in “Hugs” while on the next page the guard can be seen smooching a skull after hours in “Kisses.” ...

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Unlike similar books (such as Douglas Florian’s Dinothesaurus ) that sprinkle dinosaur poems with facts, Weinstock’s verse and artwork are more fanciful than educational, and his cave dwellers are reminiscent of The Flintstones .

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