By Gennifer Choldenko,Dan Santat
Nicholas was once frightened of the darkish outdoors his door, the trees the place the large insects dwell, and the bottom of manhole covers.
His dad was once no longer petrified of anything.
Nicholas desires to be as courageous as his dad, yet he wishes aid. That’s why he wishes a dinosaur. finally, dinosaurs just like the darkish, insects are not anything to them, they usually devour manhole covers for lunch (and every thing less than them for dinner).
along with his toy dinosaur, Nicholas can scale tall partitions, swim in deep water, even ranking a objective opposed to the massive goalie every body calls Gorilla. but if the dinosaur is going lacking, every thing is frightening again.
fortunately, his dad is familiar with that even the bravest humans can get scared, and it’s alright to ask for aid dealing with your fears. It’s simply man stuff.
A family members vintage within the making from the dream workforce of Newbery Honor-winner Gennifer Choldenko and Caldecott Medal-winner Dan Santat.
★ "[Choldenko's] knowing, understated storytelling and Santat’s hot, expressive spreads provide complete credence to the fears that weigh on childrens, in addition to the presences—both actual and imagined—that will help alleviate them."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko,Dan Santat