Excellently positioned for fans of Are You My Mother? and dinosaur lovers, this heartwarming picture book will have little ones guessing from start to end.
Oh, no! A lost dinosaur egg has rolled out of its nest! Can a group of friendly dinosaurs help the egg search for its parents? First they must discover what kind of dinosaur is inside the egg. What does that egg look like inside of its shell? Surely, there must be a way to tell! Do you know what kind of dinosaur is inside?
This fun and unique tale features Alex Latimer’s signature bold art style and a bouncy rhyme and refrain that makes for a fun story-time read.
★ “This is a must-have addition to any children’s collection and a surefire crowd-pleaser at a dinosaur storytime. One might call it a roaring success.” ―Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
“Latimer’s rhyme scheme is wonderfully timed and plotted, giving a singsong cadence that is ideal for storytime. His illustrations are equally spot-on with bright colors and basic character design that give a gentle and caring feel… Sure to be a crowd-pleaser—highly recommended.” ―School Library Journal
“As cozy and safe as it is mannerly, with a patterned text well suited to storytime sharing with younger audiences.” ―Kirkus Reviews
Best Children’s Books of the Year―Bank Street College of Education, 2019
Children’s Choices ―International Literacy Association, Children’s Book Council, 2019
Alabama Camellia Award (Nominee, Grades K-1) ―Alabama Department of Education, 2019-2020
AR Level: 2.7
F&P: M, Gr 2, Genre F
Themes: Community, Exploration, Family, Identity
BISAC 1: JUV002060 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
BISAC 2: JUV013040 JUVENILE FICTION / Family / New Baby
BISAC 3: JUV019000 JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories