The Story Shop: Dino Danger!
By Author / Illustrator
Tracey Corderoy, illus Tony Neal
Little Tiger Press Group
Paperback / softback
Looking for adventure? Want to be a hero? Step inside the Story Shop! The Story Shop is packed full of plots, costumes and characters galore. And shopkeepers Wilbur and Fred are ready and waiting to find every customer their perfect adventure!
When scaredy Bear stumbles into the shop, he's NOT ready for anything ... especially when Wilbur and Fred suggest a run-for-your-life dinosaur adventure! Join Bear as he summons his courage to outplay Big T in a game of crazy golf, is given the run around by a trio of Tricera-tots and turns detective to hunt out the veggie thief and restore peas to the dino allotment.
From the acclaimed author of SHIFTY MCGIFTY comes a fresh, funny and highly illustrated new series of chapter books, celebrating the power of imagination. Designed for emerging readers with three linked stories in each book, THE STORY SHOP is perfect for fans of HOTEL FLAMINGO and KITTY.
Q&A with author Tracey Corderoy
See also: The Story Shop: Blast Off! ; The Story Shop: Anchors Away!
The Story Shop sells adventures that you can BE in. With real characters that you'll actually meet! So what are you waiting for? Step inside - if you're BRAVE enough!
When timid Bear pops by, Wilbur has just the thing - a run-for-your-life dinosaur adventure! Follow Bear and Fred through three dino adventures, where they escape dinosaurs, are asked to be classroom assistants by a dino teacher and solve the mystery of some missing vegetables, all with the help of the crystal of calm.
These adventures have been carefully written with young readers in mind. The plot lines cleverly intertwine children's knowledge of the world with dinosaur adventures. Fun illustrations add to the detail in the text, adding beautiful details. This will be a book corner and library favourite for any 6-10 year old looking for a reading adventure.
144 pages / Reviewed by Amanda, teacher
Suggested Reading Age 5+