How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

by JaneYolen (Author), Mark Teague (Illustrator)


A playful peek into the homes of dinosaur babies and their parents at bedtime. 'How does a dinosaur say good night when Papa comes in to turn off the light? Does a dinosaur slam his tail and pout? Does he throw his teddy bear all about?' Most certainly not! Dinosaurs give their mums and dads big hugs and kisses, tuck their tails in and whisper, 'Good night!' Brimming with humour and familiar good-night antics, here is a playful peek into the homes of dinosaur children and their parents at bedtime. Mark Teague uses a variety of perspectives in his dramatic, full-page pictures of tyrannosaurus rexes, triceratopses, and pteranodons


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Published: 06 Jan 2003

ISBN 10: 0007137281
ISBN 13: 9780007137282
Children’s book age: 0-5 Years

Media Reviews

Praise for `How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?':
`The message is useful...while the illustrations have detail and characterisation to savour.' Children's Book of the Week, The Sunday Times

Praise for `How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?':
`Children will find these poorly dinosaurs and their families really funny... The full-page illustrations are fantastic, too.' BBC Parenting

`This is an ingenious book that will get your little ones behaving perfectly when they're ill.' Baby & You

`A perfect get-well book.' Junior

Praise for `How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?':
`This combines an enchanting rhyme with retro-looking illustrations.' Father's Quarterly

Author Bio

Jane Yolen has written more than two hundred books for children and adults and is the winner of many prestigious awards in the US, including the Caldecott Medal.

Mark Teague's debut picture book, `The Trouble with the Johnsons', earned him a feature in Publisher's Weekly as one of eleven prominent new authors of 1989. Although he developed his writing and painting talents without formal training, he has collaborated with critically acclaimed authors Audrey Wood, Cynthia Rylant and Jane Yolen.

He currently lives in Coxsackie, New York, with his wife, Laura, and their two daughters, Lily and Ava.