Dino-Soccer

Dino-Soccer

Dino-Soccer

When veggie-nibbling Grazers and meat-munching Biters take to the soccer field, its a showdown of prehistoric proportions. Herbivores and carnivores play a hilarious and closely fought soccer match (refd by a dodo bird, naturally) in front of a stadium full of cheering dinosaurs.

From School Library Journal
Grade 1–3—Once again Wheeler and Gott have teamed up for an action-packed sports extravaganza. The Grazers, in gold, take on the blue-uniformed Biters in a rough-and-tumble soccer match. Cheered on by their enthusiastic and colorful fans, the vegetarian and meat-eating dino players pass, steal, and trap the ball as they travel up and down the field. Each exciting play is recounted in rhyming verse with the names of the dinosaurs printed in the appropriate team color to indicate whether they are herbivore or carnivore. The play-by-play commentary is sprinkled with terms like "check," "spike," and "dribble," which will resonate with young soccer players. As the game progresses, the competition is fierce and the score teeters back and forth. At the end of the day, the Biters prevail, but the vanquished Grazers refuse to give up. Soon they will meet their opponents on the baseball field for a spirited game...

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