Penny Dale's children's books have sold more than four million copies, with editions in more than twenty languages. Her much-loved picture book Ten in the Bed sold more than one million copies worldwide and won an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award in 2002. She also illustrated Anne Fine's The Jamie and Angus Stories, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Penny Dale lives in South Wales.
A labeled cast list of dinos at one end and trucks at the other
sandwich this yummy treat for fans of all things large and
Friendly, colorful characters fill each spread, and text in a
bold, playful font tells the story. Illustrations in watercolor and
pencil fill the spreads. Onomatopoetic, noisy words are repeated,
which can help children sound them out phonetically. ... Pair this
picture book with Dale's other dinosaur titles for a real
--School Library Journal
Bright endpapers with colorful illustrations of 10 labeled
dinosaurs will immediately capture young dinosaur buffs and lead
readers into a breath-stopping emergency. ... Repetition in the
text makes this story a great read-aloud, and the bold
watercolor-and-pencil double-page-spread illustrations will catch
and hold young children's attention. ... An exciting tale that will
be requested more than once.