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The Dinosaur Awards

Written by Barbara Taylor

Illustrated by Stephen Collins

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The Dinosaur Awards Synopsis

Roll up, roll up! The Dinosaur Awards are about to begin - and you're invited! Who will win the Terrifying Toes Award? Who will be crowned the Lizard King? And who will take home the Loudest Trumpeter Award? Celebrate the prehistoric past with 50 dynamic dinosaurs. Readers can learn all about the dinosaurs' features, diet and habits as well as discover what makes each one so prize-worthy - and there are 10 comic strips to enjoy, too. With easy-to-understand, humorous text by Barbara Taylor and joyful illustrations from cartoonist Stephen Collins, this is the perfect book for dinosaur-loving kids everywhere. There are pronunciation guides, time periods, and vital statistics for each dinosaur, as well as an index to peruse. Featuring: Velociraptor * Tsintaosaurus * Pegomastax * Caudipteryx * Mamenchisaurus * Argentinosaurus * Spinosaurus * Titanceratops * Gigantoraptor * Tyrannosaurus Rex * Compsognathus * Carcharodontosaurus * Yutyrannus * Euoplocephalus * Majungasaurus * Coelophysis * Gigantosaurus * Utahraptor * Triceratops * Hypsilophodon * Archaeopteryx * Deinonychus * Maiasaura * Ankylosaurus * Pinacosaurus * Sauropelta * Gastonia * Pachyrhinosaurus * Sichomimus * Sauroposeidon * Pachycephalosaurus * Stegosaurus * Parasaurolophus * Kamuysaurus * Lambeosaurus * Corythosaurus * Troodon * Sciurimimus * Gallimimus * Therizinosaurus * Ouranosaurus * Avimimus * Sinosauropteryx * Mircroraptor * Anchiornis * Diplodocus * Oviraptor * Dromaeosaurus * Cryolophosaurus

The Dinosaur Awards Press Reviews

Who will be crowned Lizard King? And the Loudest Trumpeter? A compendium of 50 dynamic dinosaurs, complete with pronunciation guides, vital stats and cartoon-style art. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780711256354
Publication date: 6th April 2021
Author: Barbara Taylor
Illustrator: Stephen Collins
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 80 pages

About Barbara Taylor

BARBARA TAYLOR studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University. She has worked as a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum and for several publishing houses. She is an award-winning author of more than 150 books for children including 3-D Explorer Dinosaurs (Quarto). Stephen Collinsis an illustrator and cartoonist from Penge, southeast London. His work has appeared in many publications worldwide, and he has a weekly comic in The Guardian Weekend magazine. His 2013 debut graphic novel The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Book Of The Year award and an Eisner Award.

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