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Title:
Dinosaur time
Author:
Parish, Peggy.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins, [1992?]

©1974
Physical Description:
30 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
An easy-to-read introduction to eleven different dinosaurs--their size, their diet, the pronunciation of their names, and their distinctive characteristics.
General Note:
"Ages 3-7."
Language:
English
Reading Level:
410 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.1 0.5 82319.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.2 1 Quiz: 03111 Guided reading level: K.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780064440370

9780060246532

9780060246549
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Now young children can read about dinosaurs'even how to say their names'by themselves. 'Shouts of welcome will greet this new addition to the Early I Can Read series.' 'H. 'Excellent illustrations . . . a virtual necessity for any library that serves primary-grade children.' 'SLJ.


Author Notes

Peggy Parish was born in Manning, South Carolina on July 14, 1927. She attended the University of South Carolina and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. While visiting her brother in Kentucky, Parish was persuaded to enter the teaching profession. After teaching creative dancing to young children, she moved to Oklahoma and taught third grade in the Panhandle, in addition to teaching dance and producing community shows.

Parish's first book, My Golden Book of Manners, was published in 1961, followed by Let's Be Indians in 1962. A parent of one of the students, who was an editor of adult books, found out she was trying to break into the writing field and introduced her to an editor at Harper who helped improve her skills as a storyteller. This, of course, led to her biggest breakthrough, the creation of Amelia Bedelia in 1963.

Parish eventually wrote 11 more Amelia Bedelia books as well as a number of mystery novels, and arts and crafts books. Among these other titles are Haunted House, Dinosaur Time, The Chimp That Went to School and Let's Celebrate: Holiday Decorations You Can Make. In addition to writing books, Parish did television pieces on preschool education and children's books, wrote book review columns and led a number of in-service training workshops for teachers.

Parish died of an aneurysm on November 19, 1988. Her nephew, Herman Parish, continues to recreate new titles in the Amelia Bedelia series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Booklist Review

Ages 4-8. Information on 11 different dinosaurs is provided, including their relative sizes and the food they ate, in this easy-to-read book with jovial drawings.