A Dinosaur Called Tiny by Alan Durant


A Dinosaur Called Tiny by Alan Durant

Meet Tiny - the pint-sized, prehistoric hero! He may be very small, but he's got a very big heart! When Tiny the dinosaur hatches out of a great, big egg, no one can believe their eyes...he is so small! Tiny grows -a little - and tries to make friends with the other young dinosaurs but they laugh and say that he isn't big enough to play their games. But what Tiny lacks in size, he more than makes up for in spirit...


Praise for Alan Durant's picture books: Dear Tooth Fairy: This book is fabulous. Children will be fascinated. BBC Parenting Big Bad Bunny: Had all my testers whooping with laughter... Big Bad Bunny is the best bad guy ever. The Guardian. Angus Rides the Goods Train: Moving and resonant. The Mail on Sunday Mouse Party: Readers will want to rave on with this one until they drop. The Observer Always and Forever: A wonderful and moving story... The illustrations are fantastic. BBC Parenting

About the Author

Alan Durant

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books such as Burger Boy to top-end teenage thrillers. He also writes prize-winning poetry.

He was born in Surrey, went to Trinity School in Croydon and then to Keble College, Oxford to read English. Having worked as a copywriter at Walker Books, he is now a full-time author. He’s married, with three children and lives just outside London. He does a lot of school visits throughout the UK and abroad and also runs writing workshops.

In 2007 he won the Portsmouth Children's Picture Book Award for Burger Boy and the Stockport Children's Book Award for Football Fever. He has won the Kingston Borough/Waterstone's Poetry Prize on two occasions. In 2008 he won The Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books for Billy Monster's Daymare which also won the 2009 Portsmouth Children's Book Award.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 5


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Publication date

6th August 2007



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