Katie and the Dinosaurs
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A visit to a museum turns into a prehistoric adventure for Katie when she steps back in time Entering a door at the Natural History Museum marked "No Admittance," Katie finds herself in the world of the dinosaurs. She helps a baby dinosaur find his family, rides on the back of a Brontosaurus, and has a picnic with a Triceratops. But just what will she feed a very hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex?
James Mayhew is a children's author and illustrator whose books include Can You See a Little Bear, Katie and the Sunflowers, Katie Meets the Impressionists, The Knight Who Took All Day, and Who Wants a Dragon? In 1994 he received the New York Times Award for one of the 10 best illustrated books of the year for The Boy and the Cloth of Dreams.
"Children's books set in London are always popular and this is a particularly charming story of a girl having an adventure riding one of the Trafalgar Square lions." —Times "Mayhew's creatures are appealing anthropomorphized and set in a lush landscape, skillfully rendered in sepia line and glowing watercolors." —Kirkus Reviews "This humorous story is both fanciful and informative, concluding with a dinosaur glossary and a few facts about fossils." —School Library Journal