Picture Books

Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones
Byron Barton
A team looks for, finds, and assembles some dinosaur bones.

Franklin's Class Trip
Paulette Bourgeois
Once he realizes that the dinosaurs in the museum are not alive, Franklin is able to enjoy his class visit there.

Kurt Cryus
A tiny primordial tadpole grows into a frog, feeling just as strong and powerful as the huge Tyrannosaurus Rex that stomps through the mud.

A child describes all the possible advantages of having a stegosaurus for a pet.

John Gurney
Jesse gets to go on an adventurous ride on a train with dinosaurs.
I'm Bad
Kate & Jim McMullan
A hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex searches for food in the prehistoric forest but is thwarted in its attempts to find something to eat.

Bernard Most
A young T-Rex loves his ABC's so much that he eats them all up, experiencing a word that begins with the corresponding letter.

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Unhappy with her size, Tiffany Dino tries a variety of activities with her friends in order to lose weight.

Paul Strickland
Rhyming text presents all kinds of dinosaurs, including ones that are sweet, grumpy, spiky, or lumpy.
Laya Steinberg
Thesaurus Rex is a playful young dinosaur with a way with words. He especially likes trying out synonyms as he plays all day!
Mo Willems
Everyone in town loves Edwina, except for one little boy who is determined to prove to everyone, including Edwina, that dinosaurs are extinct.

Jane Yolen
Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say good night, from slamming his tail to pouting to giving gigantic hugs and kisses!