The Kingfisher Treasury of Dinosaur Stories

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Jeremy Strong
Kingfisher, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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Big and small, fierce and friendly, dinosaurs of all kinds roam through this monster story collection. A hungry pterosaur in a supermarket parking lot, a pet brontosaurus that rescues its family from a flood, and a terrifying tyrannosaurus that almost eats a small boy for lunch are just some of the dinosaurs to meet. This feast of prehistoric fun is perfect for all young dinosaur fans! Book jacket.

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About the author (2002)

Jeremy Strong was born in Eltham, South East London, on November 18, 1949. He attended Wyborne Primary School in New Eltham, South East London from 1954 to 1960. After graduation, Strong went to York University and later trained to be a primary school teacher. At the time he began teaching he also started writing stories for children. His first story to be published was Smith's Tail, in 1978. Eventually he stopped teaching so that he could concentrate on writing for children. He has published more than fifty books. String has won The Children's Book Award 1997 for The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog, Pirate Pandemonium won the 1998 Short Novel, Sheffield Children's Book Award, Dinosaur Pox was Highly Commended at the 2000 Sheffield Children's Book Award, Mad Iris was shortlisted for the 2003 Portsmouth Children's Book Award, My Mun's Going to Explode won the 2002 Nottingham Big 3 Award, and was also shortlisted for the 2002 Children's Book Award, My Granny's Great Escape was shortlisted for the 1998 Children's Book Award and Living with Vampires won the Short Novel, 2001 Sheffield Children's Book Award.

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