Marlo and the Dinosaurs

Marlo and the Dinosaurs

 
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Marlo and the Dinosaurs
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Age Range
4+
Release Date
March 06, 2018
ISBN
0062441159
Inspired by the author’s rescue pit bull, this follow up to Marlo is another stunning oversized picture book with a playful seek-and-find element for readers to pore over. Perfect for fans of Aaron Becker's Caldecott Honor-winning book Journey and parents who loved Jurassic Park.

When Marlo wakes up from his afternoon nap, he spots something curious. . . .

His investigation brings him into a lush jungle, where a whole new world full of colorful dinosaurs of every size awaits him.

With clever seek-and-find elements on each spread, this book is a feast of imagination and visual delights.

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Beautifully Illustrated

A gorgeous seek and find.

The images are the true star of this book. Marlo falls asleep and goes on this amazing adventure among the dinosaurs in his dream. Each page is a stunning depiction of the shenanigans he gets up to. The seek and find provides a bit of fun.
The lower age for this book advertises is four but there's no story in these pages. No words except at the beginning and the end. The four-year-old I was reading with was ready to move on after the first couple pages. Slightly older kids will get a kick out of it.

Final verdict:
A beautiful adventure that can provide a lot of fun in an engaging way.

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