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Stonely's Pet Dinosaur

Stonely's Pet Dinosaur

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When Naomi Burman-Shine’s sons showed an interest in dinosaurs and made constant requests to own a pet, she decided to begin the Stonely series. Written in a captivating and enjoyable style, Stonely’s Pet Dinosaur will appeal to children who are learning to read, and is sure to become a bedtime favourite in every home.

Stonely’s Pet Dinosaur follows Stonely, a determined young cave boy, in his quest to find the perfect pet dinosaur. Accompanied by his ever supportive dad, Stonely sets off on a journey to Jet’s Pets Seaside Shop, where he meets a roaring red dino that is sure to impress his friends. Along the way, the young cave boy is faced with challenges and tricky problems to solve, ultimately learning the importance of determination.

In this charming story, which is illustrated by the brilliant Callum Graham, Naomi Burman-Shine introduces the concept of perseverance to young children through her delightful characters and enjoyable rhythm and rhyme. Stonely’s Pet Dinosauris fun for children and adults to read aloud, and is pitched perfectly at young children who are discovering the value of working hard to achieve goals.

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About the Author

Born and brought up in London, Naomi Burman-Shine adores reading children’s picture books with her two young sons. Naomi, who studied Music and Media Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University, worked for many years as a production accountant for both the BBC and ITV. More recently, Naomi has worked as a voluntary teaching assistant at her sons’ primary school. Passionate about rhyming picture books, Naomi decided to try her hand at writing her own. Naomi’s inspiration for her debut picture book came from her sons’ interest in dinosaurs coupled with their constant requests to own a pet. She hopes that children and adults alike will enjoy reading Stonely’s Pet Dinosaur as much as she enjoyed writing it. Naomi has written a sequel to Stonely’s Pet Dinosaur, which she hopes will be published in the near future.

Accolades

Silver Medal Award Winner of the Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards 2014

Book Details

  • Author: Naomi Burman-Shine
  • 32 pages
  • Publication Date: 31/08/2014
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-909902-10-7