When a boy brings his pterodactyl to school for show-and-tell, hilarious havoc ensues. The creature's delightfully demented antics, the kids' expressions as they try to avoid the hungry pterodactyl, and the out-of-control imagination of the boy yield a wild and wacky romp. Kids who dig dinosaurs will devour this preposterous pterodactyl tale written in rhyming couplets and teeming with edgy school-age humor and giggle-inducing illustrations.
|Product dimensions:||10.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Thad Krasnesky is a writer of children's stories trapped in the body of an army major. He served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan as an active duty intelligence officer in the US Army. Thad enjoys volunteering with children and running ultra-marathons. He lives in Lansing, KS, and this is his third picture book.Tanya Leonello has an MFA in medical and biological illustration from the University of Michigan, and specialized in scientific illustration for the medical, advertising, editorial, and textbook markets for over 15 years. Her second career as a mother provided inspiration to create art for children's picture books. Tanya lives in Dexter, MI.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Pterodactyl Show and Tell, by Thad Krasnesky, is the tale of a young boy who brings his pterodactyl to school. As the day progresses, his pet unwittingly frightens everyone in the third grade . . . students and teachers alike. Crazy antics ensue, from the playground to science class, and everywhere in between. This wonderfully imaginative book is sure to incite riotous laughter as it entertains readers of all ages. Comical illustrations by Tanya Leonello are a perfect addition to this book which is sure to become a favorite for kids and adults. Altogether whimsical, and utterly delightful, Pterodactyl Show and Tell is recommended for home and school libraries and has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.