Dinosaurs by Simms Taback

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Uses the same signature format and style as the series' previous titles. The question "Who am I?" and a linked written clue invites kids to lift the first portion of the folded page to reveal another clue and more of the animal, and then a final fold-out shows the whole dino. The featured dinosaurs are: quetzalcoatlus, diplodocus, stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, ankylosaurus, triceratops.

About Simms Taback

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Simms Taback has won both a Caldecott Medal and Caldecott Honor Award. Per the Horn Book, Mr. Taback's art "sings with color and movement and humor and personality." Both the text and illustrations he has created for this series of books amply demonstrates these signature qualities. The author lives in Ventura, CA.
Published April 10, 2012 by Blue Apple Books. 20 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The latest—though evidently not the last, despite the author’s passing at the end of 2011—in a series of animal board books follows its predecessors in hiding each creature behind successive foldouts with clues in large letters: “Who am I?

Apr 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Dinosaurs

Youth Services Book Review

Another hit from the team of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague in their popular ‘How do dinosaurs’ series.

Jan 24 2008 | Read Full Review of Dinosaurs

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