Apr 222013

The Saurus Street series

The Saurus Street Series

Saurus St is just like any other street . . . except for the dinosaurs.

Tyrannosaurus in the Veggie Patch
When Jack wishes for his own Tyrannosaurus, he doesn’t expect a real live one to turn up in the veggie patch.

A Pterodatyl Stole My Homework
What bad luck! Just when Sam’s finished his homework a pterodactyl flies through the window and steals it.
The Very Naughty Velociraptor
Tom and Tam are horrified when they find out Great Aunt Gertrude is coming to stay. She’s got bad breath, smelly feet and her false teeth like to bite.

An Allosaurus ate my Uncle
When Susie won’t hand over her pocket money to her mean cousin Walter, he locks her in the attic.

(Includes a video of the author, Nick Falk discussing the books and a video of the illustrator, Tony Flowers, drawing dinosaurs) => http://bit.ly/ZB8qhO

Aug 222010

Rascal and the Bad Smell
Author: Paul Jennings
Illustrator: Bob Lea
Real books for beginners

Someone made a bad smell. But who?

Like a bloodhound on a case, Rascal puts his nose to the task of finding the culprit.

Read a Rascal story to your children and before long they’ll read it to you.

You can buy the book here => http://bit.ly/dd083c

Mar 152009

First Grader Spots Dinosaur Mistake in School Library Book
Need to know something about dinosaurs? Ask expert Emilio Lemeni, a first grader at the Rosa Parks Elementary School in Woodbridge, VA.

The six-year-old recently checked out the book Scutellosaurus and Other Small Dinosaurs (Picture Window, 2006) from his school library and read it at home with his mother. He soon realized something was terribly wrong—and it had to do with the information on page 18 about the vicious little hunter, the Bambiraptor, which was equipped with sharp teeth and deadly claws. more » » »