Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields

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What happens when the Jurassic gang wants to let off steam? They dance, of course! They rock and roll and twirl and tromp at the Dinosaur Stomp! With illustrations by Scott Nash that leap off the page like a raptor doing the fandango, Carol Diggory Shields tells dinosaur devotees all about reptilian revelry. Full color.
 

About Carol Diggory Shields

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Scott Nash is an award-winning illustrator of the Flat Stanley series and Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields. His design firm, Nashbox Studios, has lent its expertise to such kid-centric brands as PBS, Nickelodeon, and Disney. He lives in Maine. You can visit him online at www.scottnash.com.
 
Published October 6, 1997 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Dinosaurs get down and boogie at a Saturday all-night bash: Shields's rhymes and Nash's drawings create an extravaganza of prehistoric fun.

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Dinosaurs, scientifically specified but cartoonishly drawn, throw an eon-spanning party in this amiable romp. Peace reigns among vegetarians and carnivores of all sizes, who dance side by side. Protoc

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Shields (I Wish My Brother Was a Dog) wields a corny sense of humor, quipping ""The party went on--it was so outrageous,/ They stayed up well past the late Cretaceous."" In his first picture book, Nash complements the zany tone with watercolor and pencil images of pudgy, happy dinos, which he pic...

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Scott Nash's bright, cartoony artwork faithfully captures many dinosaur particulars, so as well as being a swinging doo-wop tale, the book is also a glancing introduction to the great lizards.

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