Qty:1
  • List Price: $6.99
  • Save: $0.50 (7%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 9 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by Orion LLC
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Book is lightly used with little or no noticeable damage. Unbeatable customer service, and we usually ship the same or next day. Over one million satisfied customers!
Add to Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs Paperback – April 30, 1993


See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$6.49
$3.12 $0.01
Mass Market Paperback
"Please retry"
$3.07
100%20Children%27s%20Books%20to%20Read%20in%20a%20Lifetime


Frequently Bought Together

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs + Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins) + Ten Terrible Dinosaurs (Picture Puffins)
Price for all three: $19.97

Buy the selected items together

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (April 30, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 006443298X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0064432986
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 10 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #460,383 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

Barton's economical book does not scrimp on details or ebullient hues. In colors straight out of a crayon box he provides children with a genuine "first" dinosaur book. The endpapers provide a vivid glossary of dinosaurs, with names and phonetic pronunciations underneath each picture. And then the sweet text: "A long time ago there were dinosaurs. There were dinosaurs with horns and dinosaurs with spikes . . . . There were fierce dinosaurs and scared dinosaurs." That particular line is illustrated with a black cloudy sky and jagged yellow lightning; the simple expressions of fear on the dinosaurs' faces will reassure readers that even these mightiest of creatures could have been afraid of the same things children are. Ages 3-6.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 1-- Barton's radiant pallette of Play-Doh colors is perfect for dinosaurs. His illustrations capture the plasticity and vividness of children's own artwork, without patronizing or making fun of his young audience. More than Gibbons' Dinosaurs (Holiday, 1987) or Aliki's My Visit to the Dinosaurs (Crowell, 1985), Barton conveys the primordial sense of excitement that draws children to these beasts. Despite the illustrations' simplicity, Barton's dinosaurs' expressions are not mammalian smiles; they have a saurian quality all their own. The endpapers identify the creatures by scientific name and pronunciation. Barton wisely keeps his text simple, describing dinosaurs only by size and physical features ("There were dinosaurs with sails on their backs, and dinosaurs with hard bony heads"), letting his drawings portray who owned which horns, teeth, tail, and spikes. This superb introduction for the very young shares the excitement of dinosaurs with its audience, without tangling their attention spans in boring details.
- Cathryn A. Camper, Minneapolis Public Library
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
5 star
14
4 star
6
3 star
3
2 star
0
1 star
1
See all 24 customer reviews
My 2 yr. old son loves dinosaurs and we got this book at our library.
Amie
For younger kids of his age, I highly recommend the board book version if you can get it - it's the perfect size for little hands.
Crevi
That is to say, we abuse -- I mean, read -- this book daily, and it's still in quite good shape.
K. Carson

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 3, 2000
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
This book is a must have for reading time. My one year old boy has loved it since birth (well almost birth)! He really likes the part about "Long sharp claws and long sharp teeth! " It brings the house down. Yet, it still ends with a sleepy touch.
Get it... or regret it!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By written by deon bates-special education student on June 21, 2000
Format: Hardcover
It is a good book and I enjoyed the book a lot and I liked the pictures. This book can tell you about dinosaurs and what their different body parts are called. Some of them ate meat and some of them ate plants. The dinosaurs lived a long time ago.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Amie on June 19, 2000
Format: Paperback
My 2 yr. old son loves dinosaurs and we got this book at our library. Practically every page was ripped (seemingly by the hands of other dino-loving toddlers) and mended with strips of tape. I am dreading the return of this book to our library so I am purchasing it for a low price here. It has simple & bright pictures and short text for short attention spans. It even ends with "sleepy dinosaurs" with their eyes closed for that perfect segway to bedtime!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 30, 2001
Format: Paperback
This is my son's favorite, and mine too! Although he's only six months old, I've been reading to him almost every day since he was old enough to pay attention, and he has loved this book from the word go - probably because of the bright colors and simple shapes, but maybe also because when I read it to him it's fun to make "dinosaur noises" and roars, which he finds very entertaining. Although I have read this book so often that I have literally memorized it, I'm not tired of it yet, and that's about as high a recommendation for a baby book as I can make!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By K. Carson on July 26, 2010
Format: Board book Verified Purchase
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs is, at the moment, my baby's favorite book. I spread a different set of four books out on the floor in front of her every morning, and she always chooses this one first if it's there. She turns the pages herself, and seems to favor kentroasuarus (orange dinosaur with spikes) and tyrannosaurus rex (dinosaur with long, sharp claws and long, sharp teeth). It's really fun to see!

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs is also one of my favorite baby books. I love Byron Barton's illustration style with big, bold colors, and I like his simple writing style, too. I also get a kick out of the fact that a volcano erupts every time T-Rex comes on the scene. I guess he's just that awesome.

This set of board books (I have a lot from Byron Barton, including: Boats, Planes, Machines at Work, and Trains) stands up very well to its exposure to a teething, drooling baby who still spits up on her books regularly and is determined to turn the pages for herself -- enthusiastically. That is to say, we abuse -- I mean, read -- this book daily, and it's still in quite good shape. A little wear and tear at the edges of the pages where the gumming has been particularly vigorous, but otherwise fine.

My only lament about this book, and board books in general, is that they are nearly always abridged. I have the paperback version of this book, too, and it has some extra pages in it, including triceratops mommy laying her eggs and the pachycephalosaurses head-butting it out. Without the battle of the bony-headed dinosaurs, the pachycephalosaurus on the last page of the book seems like an afterthought.

Oh well. I still love this book, and Elsie just has something to look forward to when she's big enough for paper books (if Dinosaurs Dinosaurs is still a favorite by then).
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. C. Johnson on October 12, 2012
Format: Paperback
My son didn't get into dinosaurs until he was almost 4. Now he is obsessed with them and has learned all about them and talks all the time about things like which dinosaurs were sauropods and which ones were therapods and where the Western Interior Sea was ... Yet, he LOVES this little book. He is an early reader, so I think he likes the fact that he can read the whole thing by himself. In addition, it is nice how Byron Barton drew the dinos with accurate details, for example the T-Rex id shown with only 2 fingers. It is VERY simple, but it is likely going to keep your kids entertained over the course of many years.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Crevi on October 26, 2010
Format: Paperback
This is literally our son's FAVORITE book. He's 10 months now and we've been reading it to him since he was probably 6 or 7 months old. We read a variety of books - usually 2 or 3 each night - and he usually wants to read this book after all the others. I swear it helps him go to sleep. For younger kids of his age, I highly recommend the board book version if you can get it - it's the perfect size for little hands. I LOVE THIS BOOK!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Vinson's mom on May 9, 2008
Format: Board book
This has been my son's favorite book since he was about 8 months old. I was suprised how well he took to it as such an early age. He is now almost 14 months and still can't get enough of it. It is the one book he will look around for and really insist on having at his high chair during meal times. Agree completely with the other reviewers who mentioned how fun it was to make the dinosaur noises and that the "long sharp claws, long sharp teeth" part is especially fascinating for the child. Even when i don't have the book handy, just by saying the opening lines...a long time ago...there were DINOSAURS -- brings a delighted smile to his face every time.

He also enjoys "My Car" by the same author although that book is not as simple (i.e., talks about car needing oil change, obeying traffic laws, etc.).
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Customer Images

Most Recent Customer Reviews


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?