It’s the lovable dinosaur’s first time visiting the beach! When Danny wants to win the sand castle contest, the dinosaur is happy to help out. But what happens when the dinosaur’s help is too much?
Young beach goers will giggle as Danny works with his overeager friend to build the perfect sand castle. A gentle message in support of being kind and helpful even during a competition will be appreciated by parents and caregivers.
Readers first fell in love with Danny and his prehistoric pal in the I Can Read classic Danny and the Dinosaur, created by Syd Hoff in 1958. Now the popular pair is together again in this sweet and funny adventure sure to win over a new generation of beginning readers.
Danny and the Dinosaur and the Sand Castle Contest is a Level One I Can Read, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Syd Hoff has given much pleasure to children everywhere as the author and illustrator of numerous children’s books, including the favorite I Can Read books Sammy the Seal, The Horse in Harry’s Room, and the Danny and the Dinosaur books. Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in the New Yorker after he sold his first cartoon to that magazine at the age of eighteen. His work also appeared in many other magazines, including Esquire and the Saturday Evening Post, and in a nationally syndicated daily feature.