Mo Willems hates Dinosaur vs. Bedtime, in a nice way.
AMAZON BEST OF THE YEAR
Top 10 Picture Books 2008
BLUE RIBBON BOOK
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Best of 2008
Horn Book Magazine
Roar! Roar! Nothing can stop little dinosaur—not talking grownups, spaghetti, or even bath time. But what happens when he faces the biggest challenge of all…bedtime? With spare text and irresistible dinosaur roaaars, little dinosaurs will be begging for this book to be read again and again
Shea (New Socks) makes a hilarious commentator as his hero, a small red dinosaur, elevates everyday encounters into a series of matches worthy of the WWF…
… Minimal text and backgrounds keep the focus squarely on the familiar activities and events of a preschooler's day and make the book ideal for active readers, whose approach to life will likely mirror this energetic, adorable (sorry, but check out those pajamas) little red dinosaur's.
Horn Book Magazine
…It’s almost impossible to read this silently, so enticing is the sequence of roars and the Wrestlemania-style trouncing of adversaries, with page turns dramatically heralding each new opponent and every dinosaur victory…
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
AMAZON BEST OF THE MONTH
…the author crafts a high-volume attention-grabber that will have audiences roaring along enthusiastically. Fine fare for No, David! fans…
Repeating phrases, familiar words and universal situations will make this a book that any child will gravitate to and giggle over. It won't be long until the child is reading right along, maybe even by herself.
Most Epic Battle Since Godzilla Fought Rodan: Dinosaur vs. Bedtime by Bob Shea, about a dinosaur who conquers all foes in its path.
Publishers Weekly "Wacky Winner"
Bob is at his best with his latest title Dinosaur Vs. Bedtime…
Children's Literature Book Club
Bob Shea has created a feisty little character here, filled with bravado and verve.
Three Silly Chicks
Perfect for bedtime (or story time)…
The Dewey Divas and the Dudes
Read it aloud in your best dinosaur voice, because it's awesome.
The Hellebore Diaries
Already featured on Nick Jr.’s Noggin, this one is a real treat for dinosaur fans and sleepy parents alike.
…I loved it. It definitely will appeal to preschool and primary readers.