The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard

B.G. Hennessy - 1988
    The story combines the little boy's charming imagination with early concepts of science and history to create a wonderful tale. The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard is a great pick for classroom story time.

Dazzle the Dinosaur

Marcus Pfister - 1994
    When Dazzle and his friend, Maia the Maiasaurus, set out on an adventure, they meet a terrible Dragonsaurus! Will Dazzle's shining spines save the day?

The Berenstain Bears' Dinosaur Dig

Jan Berenstain - 2012
    Grab your shovels and join the Berenstain Bears on a dinosaur dig at the Bearsonian Museum in this lively addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series! What sort of fossils will they find? A stegosaurus? A spinosaurus? The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex? Dig in with the Berenstain Bears and find out in this 8 x 8 storybook.The perennial popularity of dinosaurs combined with the lovable nature of the Berenstain family makes Dinosaur Dig a tale that will delight Berenstain Bears fans old and new.

Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery

Margret Rey - 2006
    Will the curious little monkey help make a big discovery? This paperback storybook contains a word jumble as well as finger puppets for children to photocopy, color, and cut out.

Dinosaurs in the Supermarket!

Timothy Knapman - 2013

How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors?

Jane Yolen - 2006
    Packed with vibrant illustrations of dinosaurs drawing, painting, and playing, this book will captivate and inspire children as they learn their colors.

Dinos To Go: 7 Nifty Dinosaurs in 1 Swell Book

Sandra Boynton - 2000
    Um, who? Why they're your very ownDINOS TO GOSeven different dinosaurs dash, crawl, frolic, mope, stomp, shudder and glide through this lively Boynton board book.Guided by the colorful picture tabs, children can find whichever quirky dinosaur they want. Great to read at home, or in the car, the train, the plane, or the time machine.

Missing Treasure!

Giles Andreae - 2007
    . .only to be met by a rogue gang of pirate dinosaurs with swords at the ready! Flinn and his friends may be able to triumph, but are they prepared to face the fierce, frightening, and most terrifying-looking pirate GIGANOTOSAURUS?Climb aboard for this rambunctious follow-up to the successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs!

The Biggest House in the World

Leo Lionni - 1968
    Then one day, his wise father tells him the story of another snail with the same dream. He grew and grew, adding bright colors and beautiful designs, until he found that his house came at a terrible cost. The young snail decides that a small, easy-to-carry shell might be best for a life of adventure and exploration.

Dinosaur Roar!

Paul Stickland - 1994
    The subjects are, first, antonyms--such as above/below and weak/strong--and then lunch. The paired dinosaurs, in a goofy array of pastels, are almost all smiling, even when the rhyme insists they're "grumpy"--so when they settle down to a lunch with (and not of) each other, the end is satisfying. The pictures and swingy short verses will make this a good group read-aloud, even for the very young. -BooklistThese prehistoric monsters are just perfect for the preschool crowds. A natural for story time. -School Library Journal

Charlie the Caterpillar

Dom Deluise - 1990
    But each time he's told not welcome -- because he's ugly. As winter approaches, Charlie spins himself a cocoon. When spring arrives, the cocoon opens and out comes Charlie -- now a beautiful butterfly. Everyone wants him to be part of their group. But Charlie puts these fair-weather friends properly in their place in this heartwarming story about the meaning of true friendship.

Adopting a Dinosaur

José Carlos Andrés - 2019
    They jokingly tell her she may have a dinosaur if she can find one, and she does! A charming and humorous tale about imagination, fantastical pets, and parents who get themselvees in trouble.


Arthur Geisert - 2008
    But their mamas aren’t worried—they have just the machine to turn this Herculean task into an adventure. Anyone who has ever been captivated by the swaying brushes and spinning jets of soap and water at the car wash will be in hog heaven as Arthur Geisert’s intricate etchings reveal the inner workings of an enormous contraption that can lather and scrub a whole farm full of dirty little piglets in no time at all—and that’s not just a bunch of hogwash!

The Big Book of Dinosaurs

Angela Wilkes - 1992
    Children love dinosaurs, and this picture book is a wonderful introduction to the subject, with lifelike models and detailed illustrations sure to excite young readers.

The Magic School Bus Flies With The Dinosaurs

Martin Schwabacher - 2008
    Frizzle's class is drawing dinosaurs. But Dorothy Ann's picture is of her pet parrot. Ralphie tells her a parrot is a bird, not a dinosaur. Who's right? When Ms. Frizzle and her class hop on the Magic School Bus to try to find the answer to this question, they are transported back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. Climb on board the Magic School Bus and learn all kinds of facts about dinosaurs!