Bestselling illustrator David Catrow has written and illustrated an easy-to-read story about a hilarious hound dog! Max Spaniel is a daffy hound dog who one day decides to go on a dinosaur dig. But what Max thinks are dinosaur parts is just a lot of junk--or is it? As Max puts his fossils together, readers will see how the random objects Max finds--including a football, a hockey stick, and an old boot--transform into a living dino! New readers will laugh out loud as they follow the fantastical thoughts of this wacky hound. The ingenious story, by David Catrow, is easy to read with lots of visual humor.
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(224mm x 147mm x 8mm)
Publisher: Scholastic US
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Book Review: Max Spaniel Dinosaur Hunt by David Catrow - Reviewed by Sheepcoate (10 Jan 2013)
Kids love Dogs and dinosaurs so any book that mixes the both is going to go down well.
Dinosaur Hunt This delightful funny novel is about Max who decides to go searching for dinosaurs. So using his vividly active imagination he starts collecting bits and pieces of what most people would call junk and constructs a prehistoric monster.
The book is fantastic for exploring what a creative active imagination can do and will get get kids to create and build similar creations. Wonderfully illustrated in big colourful pictures and the writing flows simply, which allows a new reader to follow along.
Author Biography - David Catrow
David Catrow is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children, including the Max Spaniel series, MONSTER MASH, and TAKE ME OUT OF THE BATHTUB AND OTHER SILLY DILLY SONGS. He lives in Springfield, Ohio, with his wife, Debbie, and their dogs.