Dinosaurs Love Cheese
Illustrator: Nina Rycroft
Published by: Angus & Robertson, Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
Ages: 3 – 5
Theme: cheese, animals, mayhem
Opening lines: I love milk and sandwiches, but dinosaurs love cheese.
Synopsis: A new book for the younger set from beloved author Jackie French. It follows the travels of a pet stegosaurus, his young toddler charge and harried mum, as they attempt to keep their rather large friend in cheese. From the Back of the book… Monkeys love bananas, Giraffes can’t resist the trees, I like milk and sandwiches.. But who stole the cheese? For everyone who loves dinosaurs – and cheese!
Why I like this: This is a delightful book by Australia’s award winning author Jackie French. This is a fun, simple story that kids will love to have read to them over and over again. The illustrations by the amazing Nina Rycroft are bright big and bold with every page full of action pack fun. Kids will enjoy picking out the different animals causing mayhem.
Resources/Findings: A wonderfully fun interview with the author here…. http://blog.boomerangbooks.com.au/player-profile-jackie-french-author-of-dinosaurs-love-cheese/2013/03
Reading her blog bio, one can’t help but smile at how one becomes a writer… http://www.jackiefrench.com/
A fun website to learn all about dinosaurs….. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/dinosaurs.html
All kids need to know about cheese…. http://www.britishcheese.com/kids
For more books with resources please head on over and visit the lovely author Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog and find the tab for Perfect Picture Books. Her blog is full of resources links and activities associated with the books reviewed by many authors