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Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins) by Paul…

Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins) (1994)

by Paul Stickland, Henrietta Stickland

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Not my favorite book to read but H enjoys it. The opposites are occasionally not the most obvious choices as they need to fit into the rhyme.... Which is often lost being that there are only a few words on a page and we have big pauses between pages because we sign and talk about the dinosaurs and the meaning of the words rather than fly through the book. ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
This book is about different dinosaurs, This book rhymes and teaches opposites.
  weston7707 | Feb 11, 2015 |
The first thing I noticed about this book was the very bright and colorful illustrations! Just gorgeous. The story offers excellent contrasting words (ex. spiky and lumpy), though most aren't true opposite pairs. Nonetheless, it gives children great examples of various descriptive words and onomatopoeia. ( )
  ekettner | Mar 1, 2014 |
Teaches opposites through rhythmic, rhyming simple text. A good bit of vocabulary for little ones as well. ( )
  ageoflibrarius | Jun 27, 2013 |
We love this book. The illustrations are fun and bright, and the story is told in rhyme that is short and thankfully well-written. It's all about dinosaurs, which is an instant draw for kids, and focuses on antonyms by juxtaposing dinosaurs with opposite traits. The quality of the rhythm makes it a good choice for read aloud, and the ending is oodles of fun if you pretend to eat your audience just like the dinosaurs are chowing down. We always have a fun tickle fest at the end. I highly recommend this book for entry readers and the whole family. ( )
  nmhale | Nov 20, 2012 |
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Dinosaurs of every shape and size race, roar, and stomp through this colorful book of opposites. And where are all these silly-looking creatures off to? A dinosaur picnic, of course! These prehistoric pranksters and the simple, playful rhymes that accompany them will delight children everywhere. Dinosaur Roar! is an entertaining way to introduce preschoolers to the concept of opposites.

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Illustrations and rhyming text present all kinds of dinosaurs, including ones that are sweet, grumpy, spiky, or lumpy.

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