As read by Eddie Redmayne for CBeebies Christmas Day Bedtime Story
WINNER of the 'Best Preschool Book' - Made For Mums Awards 2018
A little girl dreams of having her very own pet. But what kind of animal would make the best companion? A mouse is too small; a cat is too ordinary; and a fish is too... wet! As she plays with her toy dinosaur, inspiration strikes. What about a real, live dinosaur? She could ride it to school. It would need lots of food to eat, a swimming pool to drink from, and a dino flap so it could come and go. At the end of a day spent busily imagining, the girl trudges up to bed with her little plastic dinosaur. As she falls asleep, the dinosaur from her daydreams stands in the garden with its head poking through the bedroom window, making her dreams come true.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 28
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 185 x 171 mm
'A must-read for dino fans' - Angels & Urchins
'Truly celebrates the power of children's imagination and their perennial fascination with dinosaurs through cheeky wit and rhyme' - Early Years Childcarer
'Gabby Dawnay's rhyming text and Alex Barrow's simple yet evocative illustrations combine beautifully ... encourages active participation from children' - Book Trust
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“So much cuteness!!”
This book is extremely cute!
I have the board book version and I like everything about it! The touchy-feeling cover is also a plus!
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“Great fun and a brilliant story to share”
This board book is so much fun!!
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