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Sean checked out Dino-Dinners by Brita Ganstrom from our newly reopened library but it was Harriet who ended up reading it. This picture book introduces children to the current science of dinosaurs including things like diet, appearance and habitat.
I especially liked how bird-like they've made the dinosaurs. When I was a child dinosaurs were still drawn as basically oversized lizards in awkward poses. The dinosaurs in this book are more plausible with the avian poses and beginnings of feathers in the case of T-rex and the velociraptor.
If anything, I wish the book were longer. There's a lot of interesting information packed into the few pages but they only cover about a dozen types of dinosaurs. A wider range of species would be a big improvement. Dinosaurs are certainly enough of an attention grabber; young children would sit through a book twice as long.