Roo the Roaring Dinosaur by David Bedford, Mandy Stanley

Roo the Roaring Dinosaur

Written by David Bedford, Mandy Stanley
Illustrated by


Roo the Roaring Dinosaur by David Bedford, Mandy Stanley

This is the story of Roo, a little dinosaur who one day meets a woolly mammoth in a hot-air balloon. The balloon has a hole and gradually deflates, floating down to the ground and leaving the little mammoth stranded. Roo saves the day by giving the mammoth a piece of his precious comfort blanket (his moomie, as he calls it) which they use to patch the hole. A story about kindness and sharing, with lovable characters created by the best-selling illustrator of the Lettice the Dancing Rabbit series, Mandy Stanley.

About the Author

David Bedford lives by the sea in Norfolk, England, with his wife and two young children. David was a scientist for ten years before becoming a full-time writer in 1997. He is the author of over forty books for children, which have been translated into twenty languages around the world, from Turkey to Thailand, and Australia to Iceland. Mandy Stanley was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk. She attended Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design and then went on to do a fashion degree in Nottingham. Mandy has won awards for her soft toy designs and has also worked as a children's clothes designer. She now works full time as a children's book illustrator.

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32 pages


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

29th January 2015



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