A Very Dinosaur Birthday

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Pub Date 20 Jun 2023 | Archive Date 25 Aug 2023

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Your family will roar with laughter at this funny read-aloud from Adam Wallace, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the How to Catch series. What if dinosaurs showed up at your birthday party? From prehistoric presents to games crashing out of control and your snacks going extinct, it's a dino disaster!

Dinosaurs are big, and strong, and scary, and farty,

So do you really want them coming to your birthday party?

Watch out! Birthdays will never be the same with this silly picture book adventure featuring lively rhymes and hilarious illustrations!

A Very Dinosaur Birthday is perfect for

  • boys and girls 4 to 10 years old and dino lovers of all ages
  • fans of Dragons Love Tacos and How to Catch a Dinosaur
  • fun family story times and getting the giggles out before bed
  • a gift for birthdays and other celebrations

Your family will roar with laughter at this funny read-aloud from Adam Wallace, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the How to Catch series. What if dinosaurs showed up at your birthday party?...

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ISBN 9781400242054
PRICE $12.99 (USD)

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A Very Dinosaur Birthday was such a fun ride! I liked that the writing was a little crass (farting, bums, etc) and it was very brightly illustrated. I appreciated it the storyline of the ups and downs of having dinos at a birthday party! I don't think the Christmas reference was necessary.

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This book was so cute! I read it to my 5 year old daughter, and she laughed and laughed. The illustrations were very well done. My daughter kept asking to go back and look at the pages again. I also loved that it involved dinosaurs because it a great way for kids to learn the names of some of them.

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A fun birthday book! My son loved how the dinosaurs behaved at the party, for better or for worse. The story was engaging and funny. We will definitely purchase this when it comes out!

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This was an adorable and fun book. The love the vibrant illustrations as well. My son loved it too and asked me if we could buy it.

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Thank you to NetGalley, and the publisher for the eARC! This is a perfect read for any dino loving kiddo! Preschool aged children will love this book. The rhyming throughout the book is a fun add. The illustrations are bright and colorful yet not overwhelming. Would recommend for any young reader who loves dinosaurs!

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My son absolutely loved this book. He was engaged throughout the whole book. He was laughing and pointing at the pictures. Some of the text was a bit hard to read with the right flow, but still a fun book for both him and myself.

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Within the first page on description of dinosaurs it had me laughing out loud

Descriptive words stand out because of the font design and color

Illustrations are bright and fun. They illustrate the story being told on the page very well by giving you a visual of what is going on.

I read this book with my 3 year old son and he seemed to really enjoy it. We have read a few in this series so far and I'll probably keep picking them up since my son loves Dinosaurs at the moment.

Rating: 5 out of 5

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Stomp, claw and roar your way through this prehistoric birthday party! Engaging and colorful illustrations capture your attention along with all the silly antics dinosaurs truly do! From crashing the birthday party to presents, this book is sure to please any child, young or old!

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I received a free digital copy to read from the author.

"A Very Dinosaur Birthday" by Adam Wallace is a delightful and humorous picture book that takes readers on a wild adventure of what could happen if dinosaurs were invited to a birthday party. With lively rhymes and vibrant illustrations, this book will capture the attention of young readers and have them laughing out loud.

The story follows a group of children who decide to invite dinosaurs to their birthday party. However, things quickly go awry as the massive creatures wreak havoc on the festivities, causing chaos and hilarity at every turn. From smashing presents to devouring all the snacks, the dinosaurs make the party a complete disaster.

What makes this book stand out is the author's clever use of language and witty humor. The rhymes are catchy and easy to follow, making it an enjoyable read-aloud for parents and teachers. The illustrations by Scott Sneed are colorful and dynamic, perfectly capturing the chaotic energy of the story.

Overall, "A Very Dinosaur Birthday" is a fun and engaging picture book that will leave young readers giggling and asking for more. It's an excellent addition to any children's bookshelf and is sure to become a favorite for those who love dinosaurs and silly adventures.

I would love a physical copy.

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Adam Wallace is a wonderful writer and the kids will love this dinosaur book addition to the library collection!

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A very ADORABLE Dinosaur Birthday book! Little ones will be sure to giggle when reading this book! It’s too cute and has great rhyming words.

The illustrations are very cute!

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