T-Rex Is Missing! (Barkers Series)

T-Rex Is Missing! (Barkers Series)

by Tomie dePaola
     
 

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Morgie's favorite dino, T-Rex, is missing, and Morgie thinks that his best friend Billy may have taken it. Once again, Tomie dePaola has written a funny and easy-to-read story about two of the hardest words in the English language-"I'm sorry."See more details below

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Overview

Morgie's favorite dino, T-Rex, is missing, and Morgie thinks that his best friend Billy may have taken it. Once again, Tomie dePaola has written a funny and easy-to-read story about two of the hardest words in the English language-"I'm sorry."

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Morgie and his best friend Billy love playing with the dinosaurs. After Billy goes home, T-Rex comes up missing and Morgie assumes that his friend has taken the toy without permission. This creates a rift between them. Imagine Morgie's chagrin when T-Rex shows up on his bed. It turns out that his little brother, not Billy, was the culprit. After making an apology, the two are once again friends. The lesson goes down fairly easily and Billy seems to be pretty gracious. This is another offering in the "All Aboard Reading" series featuring the Barkers. Among the major draws are the amusing drawings by kid-favorite author/illustrator Tomie DePaola. The opening page contains a note about the series and the different levels. The book is level Station Stop 1. 2002, Grosset and Dunlap,
— Marilyn Courtot
School Library Journal
Gr 1-2-A "lost" toy dinosaur causes an ugly rift between friends as one blames the other for its disappearance. The contretemps continues at school, but later Morgie discovers his younger brother had "borrowed" T-Rex as a bed companion. Embarrassed, he apologizes to Billy, and all is forgiven. (Morgie and family have golden-tan caninelike heads; Billy appears to be a white rabbit.) DePaola's simple text is geared to beginning readers, his softly colored signature illustrations have his distinctive appeal, and the inclusion of T-Rex guarantees an audience. A start off, perhaps, for classroom discussion, or a lesson about jumping to conclusions.-Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY Copyright 2003 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448428703
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Barkers Series
Edition description:
Station Stop 1
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,379,064
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range:
4 - 6 Years

Meet the Author

Tomie dePaola is among the best-loved author/illustrators of children's books.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Connecticut and New Hampshire
Date of Birth:
September 15, 1935
Place of Birth:
Meriden, CT
Website:
http://www.tomie.com/main.html

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