Time to Read: Bumposaurus by Penny McKinlay


Time to Read: Bumposaurus by Penny McKinlay

A dinosaur who finds out the hard way that it's all right to be different. Created in consultation with a literary specialist, these editions contain the complete original stories, designed to support children who are gaining confidence in reading. With engaging illustrations, entertaining stories and new words to learn, these books are perfect for young readers to read on their own.


Amusingly yet sensitively told, this is perfect for young children who have the same problem and may feel embarrassed. Parents in Touch * The four new titles include a particular favourite: Bumposaurus by Penny McKinlay, the story of the short signed dinosaur which has a hugely positive message for any young child... The School Librarian These books are a useful addition to the large range of early-reading books currently on offer. IBBY Link

About the Author

PENNY MCKINLAY began her career as a news and show business journalist on the Daily Mirror and Daily Mail, then joined TV AM as a producer. She has also written Elephants Don't Do Ballet. BRITTA TECKENTRUP graduate of the Royal College of Art, Britta's first book was described by Publishers Weekly as magic , and she hasn't looked back since. Author and illustrator of over 60 children's books published in over 20 countries, her work is elegant and child-like at the same time. Britta lives in Berlin with her husband and son.

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32 pages


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Publication date

3rd July 2014



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