Recommended Dinosaur Book for Kids: No T-Rex in the Library

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There’s no way to keep a T-Rex quiet in the library!  That’s why No T. Rex in the Library by Toni Buzzeo is a dinosaur book we recommend checking out.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why:

What You Need to Know:

• A perfect book for the dinosaur lover in your life.
• An amusing study on behaviors that cause time-outs.
• This would make a very exciting read-aloud, so not before bed!


Tess is given a time out for her beastie behavior in the library. While in her time out, a T-Rex pops out of the book nearby and displays some beastie behavior of his own. Tess goes along for the ride, until his beastie behavior gets so horrible that Tess realizes the dinosaur needs a time-out. This would make a very exciting read-aloud and would be perfect if you have a little tyrannical toddler in your life. The role-reversal will delight the little ones listening to this story and also give them a tangible lesson or two about the negatives of boorish behavior.

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