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C&K Reads: I’m A Dirty Dinosaur Hide and Seek

Title: I’m A Dirty Dinosaur Hide and Seek - A Lift the Flap Book

Author: Janeen Brian

Illustrator: Anne James

Publisher: Penguin Australia Pty Ltd

Publication Date: 2nd August 2022

ISBN: 9780143777427

For ages: 12months+

Type: Board Book

This sweet little interactive board book is a must have for every Australian household with a young family!

Adventure awaits for readers as they search for the muddy little dinosaur character created by author, Janeen Brian and illustrator, Ann James. Featuring simple bright images and real mud from the illustrator’s dam, this is the perfect companion story for the younger child before they move on to the picture book, I’m a Dirty Dinosaur.

Babies and toddlers will love the lift-the-flaps and rhyming text, whilst engaging with the question / answer components of the story. For parents seeking a story with learning opportunities, the book highlights a range of animals and insects, colours, sounds and clever alliteration.

I’m a Dirty Dinosaur Hide and Seek will be the perfect Christmas present for any child aged 0-3 years. 5 Stars *****

Reviewed by Karyn Stephens Kilmartin


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