All fans of Julia Donaldson's should read the enchanting tale of The Dinosaur's Diary.
Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around.
When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there are still problems.
Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret?
When the farmer catches one - Hector - and plans to take him to the vet, it's up to Hypsilophodon and her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back.
After a daring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the mysterious pool to her own world.
A perfect read-aloud book for children age 7+. Julia Donaldson is one of today's most loved children's book authors Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children's writer.
She won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom.
Julia lives in Glasgow. "Donaldson's flair for a good story extends way up the age-scale". (The Times). "canters along, full of fun and energy". (The Scotsman).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages, b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/03/2002
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780141313825