Dino-mite Story Books

The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard
by B.G. Hennessy
(Penguin Books USA, Inc.)

A little boy tells about the dinosaur that (might have) lived in his back yard and the hundred pounds of vegetables it ate everyday.

Dinosaur Dinosaurs
by Bryon Barton
(HaperCollins, Inc. 1989)

by Grace Maccarone
(Scholastic, 2001)

Have simple and easy to understand text. Each book talks about differences among dinosaurs such as big, small, long, spiked, or horned. Either one makes an excellent introductory book to a dinosaur unit.

Dinosaur Dinners
by Lee Davis
(DK Publishing, Inc., 1998)

Tells about meat- and plant-eating dinosaurs. It also describes how plant-eating dinosaurs protected themselves from the meat-eaters.