Bedecked with simply stunning, richly atmospheric illustrations from Sarah Massini, Holly Hughes's rhyming marvel is a gently fantastical fable about the power of dreams and dinosaurs summoned by imagination.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 300 x 237 mm
Superb watercolour illustrations by Sarah Massini and a lively rhyming narrative all contribute to making this a classic book for keeps * Irish Examiner *
It's a lovely tale, beautifully illustrated and captures the magic of children's imagination * Book Activist *
Marianne - a modern Mary Anning * Storytime Books - Books of the Month *
Older nursey children and reception and year 1 classes will love this book * Nursery World *
With evocative and stunning illustrations, this is a special book where the words and pictures take all children on a magical journey far beyond the page * Creative Steps *
A seaside adventure with a difference, to delight dreamers and dinosaur enthusiasts especially * Books For Keeps *
Books like this remain an important way to challenge typical gender stereotypes. This is a dreamy, wonderful book and one that I highly recommend. * TES *
From the boldly-illustrated front cover to the very end, this large paperback book looks and feels special. The full-page images are delightfully dreamy, in keeping with the tone of the poetry. [...] The author captures the essence of childhood imagination so perfectly, and I know this is a book we will return to again and again * Toddle About *
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A beautiful dinosaur dream party!
Rich with swirling illustrations that come to life my daughter and I were entranced from the first page following Marianne on her magical adventure.
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Lovely story with absolutely gorgeous illustrations!
A book to be treasured by all.
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