Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe by Tim Myers


Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe by Tim Myers

This title is aimed at childrens aged 4 to 7 years old. How can a dinosaur stay dirt-free in the city? Welcome to the Dino Wash Deluxe, where dinos go to get soaped, scrubbed and spotlessly clean. But wait! There's a new customer in town: a T. rex with sharp teeth, long claws and a mighty mean personality. Filled with dinosaur facts and fun, this hilarious picture book reminds children that tough guys might not be as scary as they seem.


An adorably round-faced little boy in yellow coveralls is readers

. . . Pamintuan's artwork ably matches the text, each brilliantly colored dinosaur a distinct individual. Perspective, size, body language and facial expression all play a role in capturing the story's moods . . . A romping-stomping choice for dinosaur lovers and those similarly afraid of soap in their eyes. -- Kirkus When very muddy and mostly gigantic dinosaurs need a bath, where do they go? To the Deluxe Dino Wash, of course! Each full-bleed spread depicts colorful dinosaurs getting cleaned up. A different friendly dinosaur, correctly identified, gets an individual scrub and shampoo by several children, be it by hose, scrub brush, or sponge. Giant automated whirling brushes shine up Styracosaurus

'finicky about his fins, '

'clean as dinner plates!'

, 'Give me the works!

-wash experience and prehistoric creatures. -- Booklist A humorous read-aloud that introduces children to a varied assortment of dinosaurs . . . Vibrant, colorful illustrations fill each spread; they will surely capture children's attention, especially the expressions on each dinosaur's face. The story is appended with comical, yet authentic thumbnail drawings of each creature, along with a pronunciation guide and facts for young dinosaur scholars. This is a solid purchase for dinosaur-crazed ch

About the Author

Tim Myers is a writer, songwriter, and storyteller for children and adults. His children's books have earned a Smithsonian Notable Book award and a NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book award, among other honors. Macky Pamintuan has illustrated several children's books, including Twelve Hidden Days of Christmas (9781402747557).

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40 pages
Interest Age: 4-7


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Publication date

2nd May 2013



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