Written by Jonny Duddle
Illustrated by Jonny Duddle
Part of the Jonny Duddle Series
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Bonehead offers to become the look-out for the terrifying Gigantosaurus that is roaming near their home, but then he cries wolf to his friends once too often he finds his friends take no notice and he finds himself in lots of bother. A cautionary tale that tricking and lying is not the answer but does Bonehead survive to tell the tale and learn the error of his ways. The rhyming text, some in speech bubbles, makes this a great book to share with toddlers and young children.
The author and illustrator Jonny Duddle is the illustrator of the covers of the new children's editions of all the Harry Potter titles.
Gigantosaurus by Jonny Duddle
All young dinosaurs are warned about the scary Gigantosaurus. So Bonehead volunteers to be the dino-kids lookout. Unfortunately, he is the original boy-dinosaur who cried wolf, or in this case, GIGANTOSAURUS! Finally, Bonehead's friends refuse to believe his warnings and the Gigantosaurus really turns up!
- the board book being too small to contain him. Speaking as a book designer, the only drawback for me is that the typography was a little less thought out than the illustrations, the story, and the cover. But this is where my criticism starts and stops. Green Door Duddle's prehistoric take on The Boy Who Cried Wolf is enormous fun. The rhyming story rollicks along and with their filmic quality, the digitally created illustrations seem to leap off the page. There's also a fold out page and, to whet the appetites of knowledge seekers, there are snippets of information about the featured dinosaurs on the two final double spreads. Dinosaur style, Duddle has definitely done himself proud. -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub
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