Books for young fans of dinosaurs, including picture books, drawing and other activity books. To find informational books about dinosuars, look on the nonfiction shelves at call number 567.9.
Bernard Most (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mo)
A pair of protoceratops engage in such activities as packing for preschool, partying with pals, and peeling potatoes.
James Howe (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej How)
Despite her size and not having the proper footwear, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina.
Lois Grambling (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Gr)
A child describes all the possible advantages of having a Stegosaurus for a pet.
Giles Andreae (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej An)
When Flinn enters the classroom art closet for supplies, his imagination sends him on a high-seas adventure filled with pirates, dinosaurs, mystery, and swordfights.
Kevin O'Malley (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Om)
When something lands on one of the moons of the planet Jurassica, Captain Raptor and his spaceship crew go to investigate. Look for more Captain Raptor titles.
Karma Wilson (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Wi)
Dinosaurs ride everything from bicycles to airplanes as they travel around the world. Look for Dinos in the Snow.
Deb Lund (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Lun)
After spending time sailing, some seasick dinosaurs decide they have had enough of the high seas.
Willliam Joyce (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Joy)
While vacationing in Africa, the Lazardo family finds and brings back to America a friendly dinosaur that becomes the talk of the town.
Kevin Lewis (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Le)
A rhyming story about a busy day in the life of a young dinosaur.
Claire Freedman (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Fre)
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the Mighty Underpants War as the true reason dinosaurs are extinct.
Tony Mitton (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mi)
A rhyming tale of Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and even Tyrannosaurus gathering at the swamp to dance.
Kelly DiPucchio (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Di)
Relates the earth changing consequences of millions of nights of raucous snoring by sleeping dinosaurs.
Mark Sperring (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Sp)
Even though Marty's mother has told him that dinosaurs no longer exist, he is certain they are just good at hiding and sets out to find one, encountering many fantastic creatures along the way.
Ian Whybrow (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Wh)
Harry finds toy dinosaurs in the attic that come to life when he names each one. Look for more Harry and the Dinosaurs titles.
Jane Yolen (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Yo)
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss. Look for more How Do Dinosaurs... titles.
Teresa Bateman (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Ba)
Two young dinosaurs track their father around the house and finally tackle him in his easy chair.
Bernard Most (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mo)
A young boy who wishes for the return of dinosaurs imagines how useful they would be.
Tomie DePaola (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej De)
When a dinosaur hatches from the egg that Little Grunt brought home for dinner, Mama and Papa Grunt let him keep it as a pet until it grows too big for their cave.
Carol Carrick (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Ca)
When his older brother talks about dinosaurs during a visit to the zoo, Patrick is afraid, until he discovers they all died millions of years ago. Look for more Patrick's Dinosaurs titles.
Carol Diggory Shields (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Shi)
When it's rock 'n' roll time during the prehistoric era, many different kinds of dinosaurs gather to twist, twirl, and tromp at a Saturday night party.
Peter McCarty (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mcc)
A tyrannosaurus rex explains that he cannot help it that he is enormous and hungry and is not a vegetarian.
Michael Foreman (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej For)
The littlest dinosaur thinks he is too small to do much of anything, until his family and neighbors are in trouble and need his help.
Eric Rohmann (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Roh)
A wordless tale in which a bird flying around the dinosaur exhibit in a museum has an unsettling experience when it finds itself back in the time of living dinosaurs.
Claire Masurel (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mas)
Everyone tells Charlie that his new toy dinosaur Tex is too big to take anywhere, but he proves to be just right when Charlie needs support at the doctor's office.
Mercer Mayer (Juvenile Picture Books - Ej May)
A little boy really wants a dog, but instead he gets dinosaurs!
Bernard Most (Juvenile Early Readers - J-ER Mo)
When a little dinosaur plays a game with the biggest dinosaur of them all, she is not scared because he is her grandpa.
Syd Hoff (Juvenile Early Readers - J-ER Ho)
When he visits the museum, Danny thinks it would be nice to play with a dinosaur and the dinosaur is just as eager to play with him. With Danny on the dinosaur's back, the two of them spend the day parading through the town, seeing the sights, offering their assistance to people, playing with the children, and upstaging animals at the zoo. Look for more Danny and the Dinosaur titles.
James Skofield (Juvenile Early Readers - J-ER Sk)
Detective Dinosaur and Officer Pterodactyl are challenged to solve three cases when a hat is missing, a shoe squeaks, and a loud clanging comes from a dark alley at night. Look for more Detective Dinosaur titles.
Larry Dane Brimner (Juvenile Early Readers - J-ER Br)
Though other animals may twirl and prance, there is nothing like a dinosaur dance.
B. G. Hennessy (Juvenile Early Readers - J-ER He)
Presents the adventures of a playful dinosaur for beginning readers. Look for the title Busy Dinah Dinosaur.
Mick Manning (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 745.5 Ma)
Includes a number of projects for those interested in learning about dinosaurs through crafts -- including dioramas, mobiles, costumes, and much more.
Robin West (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 745.54 We)
Instructions for drawing, cutting, and gluing paper shapes together to form three-dimensional dinosaurs.
Paul Strickland (Juvenile Picture Books Nonfiction - Ej 428.1 St)
Dinosaurs of every size, shape, color, and personality thunder through the pages of this fun-filled book of opposites.
Giles Andreae (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 821.914 An)
Descriptive rhymes and bright pictures are used to introduce children to the different dinosaurs.
Michael Emberley (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 743.6 Em)
Presents instructions for drawing a variety of dinosaurs.
Collects humorous poems about dinosaurs, both real and fictional, including the muddy Triceratops, the pilot Pterodactyl, and the dancing Sauropods.
Lee J. Ames (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 743.6 Am)
Step-by-step instructions for drawing fifty different dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.
Jim Harris (Juvenile Nonfiction - J 398.2 Three Little Pigs Har)
In this variation on the story of the Three Little Pigs, three young dinosaurs set out on their own, only to be hassled by a tyrannosaurus rex who gets a big surprise in the end.