The Super Hungry Dinosaur

The Super Hungry Dinosaur

The Super Hungry Dinosaur

Here?s a book that begs to be read aloud. From the very first ?GRRRRRR!? and ?ROAR!? of the Super Hungry Dinosaur, kids will be rooting for Hal to save his parents and his dog, Billy, from the huge beast. And Hal saves them in the most unusual way (hint: It involves spaghetti) in this delightful twist on the tantrum story from well-loved and bestselling author Martin Waddell and debut illustrator Leonie Lord.

From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 2—When a ravenous T. rex shows up in Hal's backyard and threatens to eat him, the boy stands up to the beast. He not only refuses to be the dinosaur's snack but also denies the roaring beast's demands to devour his family and dog. The enraged dinosaur gives chase but the preternaturally cool boy eludes and then captures his pursuer. Forced to give in, the dinosaur tearfully promises to repair the damage he has caused and enjoys a spaghetti dinner to satisfy his hunger. Using multiple perspectives and cartoon panels on some pages, the sketchy, childlike illustrations in greens and browns perfectly match the text and make the theme of a brave child overcoming a giant...

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