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I Am a Tyrannosaurus

By: written and illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines
Formats: Hardcover
Imprint: Tricycle Press
ISBN: 9781582464138
2011-07-12 - $12.99

“I have a gigantic head with long pointy teeth, and a great loud roar.
 
I’m a huge ferocious hunter. I am . . .
 
a Tyrannosaurus.”
 
A little boy pretends to be different dinosaurs–and even a baby dinosaur just hatching from his shell–until his mother joins him with a snack and plays the role of mother dinosaur.
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In spare words and vibrant illustrations, a young child mimics the actions of several different dinosaurs as he imagines he is one of them. After each spread showing the boy pretending, readers turn the page to find each dinosaur the boy imagines. Anna Grossnickle Hines's ability to showcase a child's perspective makes I Am a Tyrannosaurus perfect for toddlers who love dinosaurs.