Whether they're the stars of far-fetched adventures or the objects of serious study, dinosaurs never fail to fascinate. For new information and fun stories, check out the selections below, browse the shelves at your local library or as your friendly local librarian for suggestions.
Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery
Fiction: A visit to the museum to see the dinosaur exhibit offers Jeffrey Bones an opportunity to exercise his sleuthing skills.
Dinosaurs with Feathers: The Ancestors of Modern Birds
Nonfiction: Discover the links between animals living today and their ancient ancestors.
When Dinosaurs Came with Everything
Fiction: Errands with Mother take on a new luster when every purchase comes with a complimentary dinosaur.
Amazing Dinosaurs: The Fiercest, the Tallest, the Toughest, the Smallest
Discover the latest findings for 80 dinosaurs.
Can I Bring My Pterodactyl to School, Ms. Johnson?
Fiction: What would you say to convince your teacher that taking a dinosaur to school would be a good idea?
Prehistoric Actual Size
Although it doesn't feature dinosaurs, this engaging picture book look at a variety of ancient animals offers some unusual perspectives and surprising comparisons.
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer
Nonfiction: A real-life dinosaur aficionado is profiled in this appealing illustrated biography.
Fiction: Just another day: waking, eating, and going out to play with the other dinosaurs. Well, just another day if you are a young dinosaur.
Nonfiction: Part of an exciting new series that offers the latest information on this perennially popular topic.
Nonfiction: Arresting illustrations and fascinating facts combine in this engaging entry in the Eyewitness series.
Fiction: Taking a toy dinosaur into the bath is safe, unless of course you have a lively imagination as the boy in this wordless picture book does.
Can You See What I See?
Fiction: Hunt for dinosaurs in this rhymed book that challenges readers to locate hidden figures.
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct
Fiction: Edwina doesn't let the fact that she's extinct prevent her from having fun and making friends.