Henry's House: Dinosaurs by Philip Ardagh

Henry's House: Dinosaurs

Written by Philip Ardagh
Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Part of the Henry's House Series

5+ readers   Fascinating Facts   
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A great introduction for 5+ year olds to the well-known, and sometimes not so well- known, facts about dinosaurs. There are masses of facts about dinosaurs crammed into this attractively produced and entertainingly written information book. Henry, his dog Mothball and his friend Jaggers find out all about dinosaurs with the longest necks, dinosaurs with feathers and wings and dinosaurs with terrible claws. To view all the titles in this brilliant series collaboration between Philip Ardagh and Mike Gordon click here or here to see more of Philip Ardagh's books, including the Grubtown Tales.


Henry's House: Dinosaurs by Philip Ardagh

There's a diplodocus in the basement and fossil footprints in the garden. Featuring Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house, this title lets you step inside Henry's House and join Henry, Jaggers the caretaker and a quirky cast of characters as they find out about dinosaurs.

About the Author

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh was our Guest Editor in May 2010. Click here to see the books that inspired him.

Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of numerous books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, which have been translated into over 30 languages.

He wrote BBC Radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and Grubtown, where he cultivates his impressive beard.

And if your children love Grubtown then do get them to go to www.visitgrubtown.com

Drawing on the weird and wonderful characters and settings from the Grubtown books, visitgrubtown.com features six distinct Grubtown locations – including the Daily Herald newspaper office, the Duckhouse/Museum and Smoky’s cinema. The site incorporates fun audio and video - what more could you ask for!

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64 pages


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Publication date

3rd August 2009




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