Your Pet Dinosaur by Dr. Rex
An Owner's Manual

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Offers humorous advice on the care and feeding of different kinds of dinosaurs as pets.
 

About Dr. Rex

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HUDSON TALBOTT has illustrated many books for children, including O'Sullivan Stew: A Tale Cooked Up in Ireland, which he also wrote, and Leonardo's Horse. He divides his time between New York City and upstate New York.
 
Published September 1, 1992 by William Morrow & Co. 39 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Dr. Rex, star of We're Back!(1988), provides an extensive tongue-in-cheek guide to living with a dinosaur, from ""Choosing the Right Dino"" to ""You and Your Dino--the Golden Years."" The nonstop humor here is sometimes a little forced, but mostly it's genuinely clever;

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the fact that it depends primarily on juxtaposing the dino's size and violence with a typical modern household will delight kids, who will pick up on the pet manual parody (``Dinos have a simple method of working out questions of seniority--just keep the mop and bandages handy'');

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Ostensibly authored by Dr. Rex, the preternaturally brainy, self-absorbed tyrannosaurus of Talbott's Going Hollywood: A Dinosaur's Dream, this handbook is the surreal equivalent to ``Know Your Parakee

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Ostensibly authored by Dr. Rex, the preternaturally brainy, self-absorbed tyrannosaurus of Talbott's Going Hollywood: A Dinosaur's Dream, this handbook is the surreal equivalent to ``Know Your Parakeet.'' Rex, with a cheesy politician's grin, tells prospective dino-buyers how to select their idea...

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