Find-a-saurus by Mark Sperring

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A little boy dreams about finding a dinosaur, but instead discovers many even more fantastical creatures!
Young readers will be charmed by this heartwarming picture book.

Marty is crazy about dinosaurs. His mother explains to him why they no longer exist, but Marty thinks they're just good at hiding--and he sets off, determined to find one!
On his journey, Marty discovers all sorts of other weird and wonderful creatures--from aliens to unicorns to giants--but Marty isn't interested in them. He won't give up until he finds a matter HOW long it takes!

About Mark Sperring

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Published September 1, 2002 by Chicken House Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Marty’s mom has told him all about dinosaurs and now he wants to find one to be his pal in Sperring’s highly imaginative picture book debut.

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It seems that Marty may have the last laugh: as the book closes with Marty's mother gently trying to explain the facts of extinction to her unconvinced son, a dinosaur peers through Marty's window—and the final spread reveals other big fellows lurking on the lawn.

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