Catching the Speedy Thief
Written by Rex Stone
Illustrated by Mike Spoor
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Exciting adventures in this easy to read series about two boys and the dangerous dinosaurs they encounter – especially the deadly Tyrannosaurus Rex. Jamie’s dad is opening a dinosaur museum in Dinosaur Cove. Jamie expects to find some fossils but never expects to find any dinosaurs alive. After all, they’ve been extinct for years, haven’t they? Soon Jamie and his new friend Tom find themselves desperate to avoid the deadly creatures. Loads of dinosaur fact boxes support the stories making them a useful mine of information too.
And to find out even more about the books visit the Dinosaur Cove website www.dinosaurcove.co.uk.
Catching the Speedy Thief by Rex Stone
Welcome to the Cretaceous! It's a wild and dangerous place but it's too awesome to resist! So Jamie and Tom set off to the Cretaceous again by stepping in the fossilized footprints in their secret smugglers' cave. They decide to try some crabbing and manage to catch a real-life prehistoric crab. But as the boys inspect the amazing creature a sneaky velociraptor runs up and grabs the Fossil Finder. Disaster! The boys have to get it back - if they don't, then future scientists might find a fossilized Fossil Finder and that could mess up the whole of dinosaur science! The chase is underway - through a valley of geysers spurting boiling water - and on to the velociraptor's lair...
This is the fifth book in the hugely popular Dinosaur Cove series which has now sold over a million copies. This new edition includes a set of Cretaceous collector cards.
Click here to download a message from Kathy Webb, the editor of the Dinosaur Cove series, with tips on how to get the most out of reading the Dinosaur Cove Books with your child.
What every dinosaur-mad child has been waiting for - a young fiction series that really knows its Tyrannosaurus from its Triceratops. The Guardian
About the Author
More books by Rex Stone
Oxford University Press
4th July 2013
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