The Super Swooper Dinosaur by Martin Waddell


The Super Swooper Dinosaur by Martin Waddell

Here comes the super swooper dinosaur - he's flying in for some fun! But just what games can Hal, Billy and the dino play when they're all so different? From the talented team that brought you the bestselling The Dirty Great Dinosaur, this action-packed story shows how true friendship can overcome all differences. Praise for The Dirty Great Dinosaur: Irresistible to preschool boys. THE BOOKSELLER A very funny story ...fabulous. THE BOOKBAG


A very funny story both through the words and the illustrations. ... Lots of lovely bits of description ... very enjoyable to read aloud ... fabulous. Bookbag An energetic story with lively, bright illustrations. Children's Books Ireland Recommended Reads Martin Waddell and illustrator Leonie Lord reunite... and they've got another hit on their hands. A pleasure to read aloud and Lord's pictures are so full of energy you can feel every swoop. We laughed, cringed and cheered our way through this book, and I bet you will too! Carousel Leonie Lord's illustrations admirably accompany this nice little story. Independent on Sunday Very entertaining follow-up to The Dirty Great Dinosaur. Children's Bookseller

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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32 pages


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Publication date

2nd May 2013



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