Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson
  

Tyrannosaurus Drip

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by David Roberts

3+ readers   
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A mix up with eggs has a placid duckbill dinosaur being brought up by T-Rex’s – clearly this causes hilarious problems. With Julia Donaldson’s irresistible, rollicking rhyming text and David Roberts’ glorious illustration, this bold and brilliant picture book crackles with wit. A future classic is born as is a terrific new partnership of author and illustrator too.

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Synopsis

Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson

Everyone knows that tyrannosauruses are big and scary, so when a placid duckbill dinosaur's egg ends up in the wrong nest confusion is sure to ensue! When the baby dinosaur hatches out, he's so out of place that his grisly big sisters call him Tyrannosaurus Drip. Poor little Drip: all he wants is a quiet life munching on water weed.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains CD-Audio and Paperback
Running Time: 30 minutes
Interest Age: 2

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Digital Audio an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

4th July 2008

ISBN

9780230704145

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