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BKLYN Dinosaur Picture Books

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I'm bad!

Kate & Jim McMullan. |

A hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex searches for food in the prehistoric forest but is thwarted in its attempts to find something to eat.


Deb Lund ; illustrated by Howard Fine. |

After spending time sailing, some seasick dinosaurs decide they have had enough of the high seas.

Suppose you meet a dinosaur

by Judy Sierra ; illustrated by Tim Bowers. |

Illustrates basic polite behavior that one might need to use while grocery shopping at the same time as a dinosaur.

Tea Rex

by Molly Idle. |

Cordelia and her brother host a tea party for an unusual guest--a T-Rex!

Lulu and the brontosaurus

Judith Viorst ; illustrated by Lane Smith. |

Lulu's parents refuse to give in when she demands a brontosaurus for her birthday and so she sets out to find her own, but while the brontosaurus she finally meets approves of pets, he does not intend to be Lulu's.

How do dinosaurs say good night?

Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mark Teague. |

Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.

Edwina, the dinosaur who didn't know she was extinct

by Mo Willems. |

Edwina is well-loved by everyone except for one person: Reginald Von Hoobie-Doobie. He knows for a fact that dinosaurs are extinct and tries to convince everyone that they are. What happens when Edwina finds out?

Dinosaur vs. bedtime

Bob Shea. |

As little Dinosaur takes on everything around him, from a pile of leaves to his evening bowl of spaghetti, he is sure to win the challenge, but when it comes to bedtime, little Dinosaur is no match.

T is for terrible

Peter McCarty. |

A Tyrannosaurus Rex explains that he cannot help it that he is enormous and hungry and is not a vegetarian.


James Howe ; illustrated by Randy Cecil. |

Despite her size and not having the proper footwear, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina.

The dinosaur who lived in my backyard

B.G. Hennessy ; pictures by Susan Davis. |

A young boy imagines what it was like long ago when a dinosaur lived in his backyard.

Drumheller dinosaur dance

written by Robert Heidbreder ; illustrated by Bill Slavin and Esperanðca Melo. |

By daylight, the Drumheller dinosaurs rest their ancient bones. But when the moon rises, so do these slumbering skeletons -- ready to tango, fandango, shimmy and shake.

Dinosaur train

story and pictures by John Steven Gurney. |

Young Jesse, a big fan of both dinosaurs and trains, is thrilled when a dinosaur who happens to be a train conductor shows up at his bedroom window.

Time train

by Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Claire Ewart. |

A class takes a field trip back through time to observe living dinosaurs in their natural habitat.

Dinosaur starts school

Pamela Duncan Edwards ; illustrated by Deborah Allwright. |

Dinosaur worries about the first day of school, but with the help of a reassuring classmate he finds that school can be fun.

When dinosaurs came with everything

written by Elise Broach ; illustrated by David Small. |

Although his mother is a little worried, a young boy is delighted to discover that every shop in town is giving away real dinosaurs to their customers.

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs

by Byron Barton. |

In prehistoric days there were many different kinds of dinosaurs, big and small, those with spikes and those with long, sharp teeth.

Bones, bones, dinosaur bones

by Byron Barton. |

A cast of characters looks for, finds, and assembles some dinosaur bones.