With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Bob Barner shakes the dust off the dinosaur bones found in museums and reminds us that they once belonged to living, breathing creatures. Filled with fun dinosaur facts (a T. Rex skull can weigh up to 750 pounds!) and an informational “Dinometer,” Dinosaur Bones is sure to make young dinosaur enthusiasts roar with delight.
Bob Barner is the author and illustrator of more than twenty-five books for children, including <i>Fish Wish, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!</i>, and the bilingual <i>Day of the Dead/El Dia de los Muertos.</i> His work has received the Parents’ Choice Award and the Teachers’ Choice Award. An accomplished artist, he began his career as a cartoonist working on<i> Li’l Abner </i>under Al Capp before moving on to art direction and illustration. His clients include <i>The Boston Globe</i>, Scholastic, Chronicle, the New England Aquarium, Little, Brown, and many more. He lives in San Francisco, California.