Monday, December 19, 2011

Children's Book Review: Santasaurus


Written by: Niamh Sharkey
Published by:  Candlewick Press, 2004
32 pages

Christmas is coming to Dinosaur Town, and Ollie, Molly, and Milo are writing their letters to Santasaurus. Ollie wishes for a dinobot. Molly asks for a dinocycle. All Milo wants is to meet Santasaurus and fly in his sleigh. Later there's Christmas shopping with Momosaurus — "What hustle and bustle and squoosh!" — and plenty of wrapping and decorating on Christmas Eve. But when nighttime comes, will Santasaurus make Ollie's, Molly's, and Milo's wishes come true?

*My son has recently shown an interest in dinosaurs and this looked like a good holiday story featuring them as characters.  Milo gets to meet Santasaurus and goes on a sleigh ride with him.  The dinosaur family has a great Christmas.  This book has bright, colorful illustrations and is a cute Christmas read.

Family Rating: 1 thumb up.

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