The Littlest Dinosaur's Big Adventure by Michael Foreman

The Littlest Dinosaur's Big Adventure

Written by Michael Foreman
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

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An awfully big adventure for the Littlest Dinosaur when a little walk turns into a night time drama. Alone in the middle of a big, dark forest the Littlest Dinosaur needs to be as brave as he can be. The he finds another little dinosaur, crying and afraid and he knows he has to get both of them to safety. Does he have the courage? A big-hearted and reassuring story about overcoming fear. Click here for the first title featuring the littlest dinosaur.


The Littlest Dinosaur's Big Adventure by Michael Foreman

The littlest dinosaur gets lost one day when he goes out on his own. While at first it is all a lot of fun, soon he starts to get concerned, particularly when he starts to hear some crying from behind a tree! When he finds out who is crying, the littlest dinosaur has to be much braver than he thought he could be.


Praise for 'The Littlest Dinosaur's Big Adventure':

'Gently addresses fears experienced by many children and reassures them -KidsStuff

'Foreman takes us on a powerful, emotional journey ... cleverly exploiting tone and perspective to add emphasis. No gimmicks here. Just pastels, watercolour and an elegantly simple text ... All nicely reassuring' - The Herald (Glasgow)

'Michael Foreman's use of colour evokes mood brilliantly ... This simple tale is simply delightful' - The Scotsman

Praise for 'The Littlest Dinosaur':

'It is the illustrations as always with this author / illustrator that make the book special. The colours glow and shimmer, and the round, cuddly shapes of the dinosaurs are not the least bit threatening. If you've never seen a dinosaur smile, you are in for a treat! - Books for Keeps

About the Author

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing.

Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit.

He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt with disarmament and received rave reviews. Since then he has illustrated more than thirty of his own books and over a hundred by authors as varied as Shakespeare, J.M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm and former Python, Terry Jones. He has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading illustrators and has won numerous prizes including the Smarties Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice), the Francis Williams Prize (twice) and the Aigle d’Argent at the Festival International du Livre in France. Michael is married and has three sons.

He spends most of his time in London, but regularly visits St Ives, Cornwall, where he owns the painter Ben Nicholson’s old house.

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32 pages


Michael Foreman
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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

5th April 2010




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