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The Dirty Great Dinosaur

Martin Waddell, Leonie Lord

5 Reviews

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, For children c 0-2 years, Fiction, Picture books, Natural history (Children’s/Teenage), Dinosaurs & prehistoric world (Children's / Teenag

Grrrrrr! Look out! Here comes the Dirty Great Dinosaur! It's huge! It's hungry! It's the DIRTY GREAT DINOSAUR! He's going to eat anything in his way!
Only Hal (and his little dog Billy) can stop the hungry beastie, because they know just how to calm that Dirty Great Dinosaur down . . .

Let Hal and Billy show you how to calmly deal with temper tantrums of monstrous proportions!

World renowned storyteller Martin Waddell has created a dynamic and action-packed text which perfectly matches this exciting picture book debut from fabulous new illustrator, Leonie Lord.

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Praise for The Dirty Great Dinosaur

  • The Stomping, hungry dinosaur who crashes through the pages of this strikingly illustrated book was an instant hit in our house. It's funny, a bit of silly and fast moving. - Waterstone's Books Quarterly

  • Brilliant fun to read aloud. - Cork Evening Echo

  • A stompingly impressive creation. - School Librarian

  • A very funny and cleverly written book. - Bournemouth Daily Echo

  • Lots of quirky illustrations. - Baby London

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Martin Waddell

Martin Waddell is known and respected the world over for his incredible storytelling. Martin has won the Smarties Prize twice and was presented with the Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's literature. For Orchard, Martin has written the fun, action-packed bestseller 'The Dirty Great Dinosaur' and its sequel 'The Super Swooper Dinosaur' (both illustrated by Leonie Lord), and two wonderful story collections 'The Orchard Book of Goblins, Ghouls and Ghosts' (illustrated by Tony Ross) and 'The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales' (illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark). Martin lives in Northern Ireland.

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