Dinosaur Cove: The Cretaceous Chase by Rex Stone

Dinosaur Cove: The Cretaceous Chase

Written by Rex Stone
Illustrated by Mike Spoor

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Are you ready for a double length Cretaceous adventure? Nacho the puppy has followed Jamie and Tom into their secret Cretaceous world. As he disappears after a speedy lizard, the boys give chase. But just as they reach him they hear a terrifying ROAR! Nacho may think he's big and strong, but surely he's no match for a ferocious albertosaurus?

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Dinosaur Cove: The Cretaceous Chase by Rex Stone

Welcome to the Cretaceous! It really is awesome and Jamie and Tom love to explore their secret world of dinosaurs. But when Nacho the puppy decides to follow them into the Cretaceous, it can only mean one thing ...trouble! As soon as Nacho sees a lizard speeding past, he's off! The boys and Wanna give chase but they can't find him anywhere. When they eventually catch up with him, they also stumble across a much bigger and more ferocious creature - it's an albertosaurus, and he's about to pounce on Nacho! Can Jamie, Tom, and Wanna save Nacho and get him back home safely? Find out in this extra-long Dinosaur Cove adventure.

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What every dinosaur-mad child has been waiting for - a young fiction series that really knows its Tyrannosaurus from its Triceratops. Guardian

About the Author

Rex Stone is the pseudonym used by Working Partners, the creators of Rainbow Magic and other successful series like Animal Ark.

Illustrator Mike Spoor grew up in Northumberland and it was during holidays to the Lake District with his grandparents that he first found a love for drawing. After attending Art College and working as a landscape architect Mike trained as a teacher. He moved to Australia and spent his time flying all over the country to run ceramics workshops. Now, after swapping ceramics for illustration, Mike is back in England and has illustrated many hundreds of books. He considers himself a craftsman rather than a ‘serious’ artist because he is best at drawing scratchy unfinished humorous ideas.

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208 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

5th September 2013




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