Dino-Basketball by Lisa/ Gott, Barry (ILT) Wheeler
(Carolrhoda Picture Books)

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When the carnivorous Meat face the herbivorous Grass Clippers, rims are sure to rattle! Ally-oops and rejections are the orders of the day as the dinos play a fast-paced full-court game. No one can establish a lead as the final seconds tick by. The fans are getting tense, and there's a championship on the line. Which dino will step up and take it to the hoop? This exciting follow-up to Dino-Hockey, Dino-Soccer, and Dino-Baseball is sure to thrill dinosaur and sports lovers alike.
 

About Lisa/ Gott, Barry (ILT) Wheeler

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Lisa Wheeler has written 17 books for children. Her most recent picture book for Atheneum is the hilarious "Spinster Goose", illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Learn more about Lisa on her website at www.lisawheelerbooks.com. Barry Gott has been drawing ever since he ate his first crayon as a child. He left his job at American Greetings to illustrate children's books full-time. He lives and works in Ohio.
 
Published March 1, 2011 by Carolrhoda Books. 1 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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It’s prehistoric pandemonium on ice as the toothy Meat-Eaters (in red jerseys) and the tough Veggiesaurs (in green) face off in a wild championship game.

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Gott does a very good job of matching his artwork to the text, making it relatively easy for those unfamiliar with basketball to guess what “free throw,” “dunk” and “taking it to the hole” might mean.

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The fourth book in Wheeler and Gott's picture-book series that mashes up the athletic with the extinct brings readers courtside as the carnivorous Meat face off against the herbivorous Grassclippers.

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Veggies rule!/ Allosaurus starts to drool."" Gott (What Do Teachers Do After You Leave School?) comically conveys the on-ice antics and competitive spirit among a wide array of prehistoric players with combative, bug-eyed expressions, and he wisely changes up the perspective for the viewing audie...

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The sporty dinosaurs that have played soccer, hockey, baseball, and basketball in previous outings take on football on “Mega Bowl Sunday.” With eager dinosaur fans in the stadium bleachers, the herbivorous Redscales battle the meat-eating Snackers in rhyming couplets, laced with game lingo: â...

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The fourth book in Wheeler and Gott's picture-book series that mashes up the athletic with the extinct brings readers courtside as the carnivorous Meat face off against the herbivorous Grassclippers.

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