Tyrannosaurus Drip

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Pan Macmillan, 2008 - Dinosaurs - 32 pages
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Whoever heard of a vegetarian T. rex?Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur's egg ends up in the wrong nest confusion is sure to ensue! When the baby dinosaur hatches out, he's so out of place that his grisly big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet life munching on water weed . . .Written by the acclaimed Julia Donaldson and illustrated by the award-winning David Roberts, Tyrannosaurus Drip is a rhyming story that's full of fun!

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TYRANNOSAURUS DRIP

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

With scansion firmly in hand, Donaldson pens a rhymed tale of dino-heroism perfectly complemented by Roberts's comical cartoon scenes of toothy carnivores and trumpet-mouthed vegetarians. Foraging ... Read full review

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Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include What the Ladybird Heard, Room on the Broom and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh. David Roberts is an award-winning illustrator with an international following. Born in Liverpool, he has a degree in fashion design, and has worked as a milliner and fashion illustrator. But he always felt his true calling was in children's book illustration and now pursues that dream from his flat in London. David illustrates fiction, poetry, and picture books, including the Dirty Bertie series, and in 2006 won the Nestl Children's Book Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in Mouse Noses on Toast.

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