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Too Many Dinosaurs
by Mercer Mayer
Mercer Mayer, Illustrator

Paperback | 32 pages | 8 x 10 | US$ 6.99
ISBN: 9780823425433 | 06-01-2012

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Dinosaurs, Family & Relationships
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ

About the Book
Every child will identify with the longing for a pet and the tender parent-child realtionship that this book projects and at the same time, revel in rollicking dinosaur fun!

When a boy asks his mother for a pet, she says no, but then the boy finds a giant dinosaur egg at his neighbor's yard sale. Mr. Jerry, the neighbor, claims the dinosaur egg is real and that night, the egg hatches into a triceratops!

The triceratops gets into mischief, leads the boy on a chase, and into a whole dinosaur herd. "Do something," Mom says, and he does by making the dinosaurs disappear. After order is restored, Mom gets the boy a pet puppy, which is what he wanted all along.