Newton's Book News
Cleverly illustrated . . . . fun and informative poems with creative lif-the-flaps makeing learning not only fun, but memorable.
The [poetry] pieces are accessible and amusing. Bright cartoonlight illustrations make this a friendly, not frightening, world. Lift-the-flaps extend the action as well as the poem.
With its expressive cartoon dinosaurs, this lift-the-flap poetry book (following Gnash, Gnaw, Dinosaur!) emphasizes fun over science.The rhymes have plenty of bounce . . . zippy illustrations and interactive format.
The author chooses a good blend of the popular and lesser-known dinos, as well as representatives from a variety of habitats. The scansion works, and the word choices nicely suit the target audience. The illustrator's dinosaurs are brimming with personality (and a bit of artistic license), their faces adorned with eyebrows and eyelashes. The short length of the poems, humorous illustration and, of course, those ever-popular flaps all combine to make this a sure hit…
School Library Journal
The smooth writing reads aloud well, and each of the eight poems provides a few facts about the creatures. The playful design and typeface enhance the funny pictures; the silly, googly-eyed look of most of the dinosaurs is especially appealing.