Never Follow a Dinosaur

Never Follow a Dinosaur

 
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Never Follow a Dinosaur
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July 07, 2016
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0552569380
Sally and Joe discover a mysterious set of footprints leading out into their garden and beyond -- and they are convinced the footprints were left by a dinosaur. Could they possibly be right? Join them in a clue-finding adventure and discover why you should never, ever follow a dinosaur!

A joy to read-aloud, filled with funny ideas and a clever, cautionary twist!

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A Fun Adventure Leading to a Surprising Ending!

Never Follows a Dinosaur, is a fun and intriguing children’s book with an unexpected twist! Not many books features dinosaurs in this way, so it will be a surprising read for any kid!

This book follows two adventurous and curious children names Sally and Joe as the follow the mysterious footprints they find in their home. Throughout the whole book they follow the steps and encounter different stops where the dinosaur has stopped. Each time, they make different conclusions as to why his footprints look a certain way. When they are deep foot prints, they decide he is a heavy dinosaur; when they find his footprints in a fish pond, they conclude that he is a swimming dinosaur.

This continues to the final pages.. and the ending might not be what you expect!

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This was a surprisingly different book! It was fun to guess what was going to be at the end of the footprints, and it was even more fun to finally find out who was at the end. Sally and Joe definitely made this book with their lovable personalities, never-ending curiosity, and cleverness. It was a very light, funny, and happy book- highly recommend!

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