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I know this isn't a "classic" book request, but my four-year old is into dinosaurs now and I'd really appreciate some book suggestions. We would be interested in age-appropriate factual books as well as fictional stories.

Bonus points if it's anything about Maiasaura, the "good mother lizard."

Cross-posted to parenting101 and geekparents.
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On January 4th, 2010 02:46 pm (UTC), thepastperfect commented:
I think My Visit to the Dinosaurs might be more about the paleontology and museum side of things, but has lots of factual info.

There's also Syd Hoff's Danny and the Dinosaur, and there are sequels now too!

Hans Wilhelm's Tyrone the Horrible and its sequel, Tyrone and the Swamp Gang, are out of print now, but still available cheaply. They were two of my brother's favourites when we were little (although the story is not so much about dinos per se; they could be bears or raccoons and the plot would still work).
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On January 6th, 2010 08:48 am (UTC), ladycoreopsis replied:
Thank you for all these great suggestions. The first one is especially good as we are going to London in the spring and we'll definitely be going to the Natural History Museum. So it would be great to prepare her for what she'll see there.
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On January 4th, 2010 07:53 pm (UTC), cemeteryconsort commented:
Off the top of my head there is one or two books by Jane Yolan with terrific pictures. Is a fiction book, but it might be of interest.
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On January 4th, 2010 07:55 pm (UTC), cemeteryconsort replied:
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? is one of them. Maybe be too young? Not sure.
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On January 6th, 2010 08:55 am (UTC), ladycoreopsis replied:
Thanks! Many people are suggesting this one, but it may be too young for her. It's hard to tell from the Amazon reviews and I can't find it in our library system. I'm going to try How Do Dinosaurs Go To School from that series instead, because she'll start preschool in the fall.

Edited at 2010-01-06 08:56 am (UTC)
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