Fin is a dinosaur unlike any other—teased for his "spindly little legs, bony tail and feeble fluffy arms." But despite his odd appearance, when a gang of four big, bullying dinosaurs chase him into the woods, Fin outwits them one by one—all except the meanest, fiercest dinosaur of all, who follows him right to the top of the mountain, where Fin takes a giant leap of faith and discovers . . . he can fly! Dinosaur fanatics will adore Benedict Blathwayt’s beautifully detailed illustrations as much as they will love witnessing how the first dinobird discovered he knew how to fly.
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Benedict Blathwayt is the author of Ben's Big Book of Cars and Dougal the Digger.From School Library Journal:
PreSchool-Grade 1–Fin, a dinosaur, is playing with his friends, with each one trying to top the others in tests of agility, daring, or strength. Then, a gang of bullies turns up and spoils the game. When Fin challenges the intruders, a chase begins. Slowly, they drop off as one cant leap, one cant swim, one cant climb, etc. Finally, the only remaining pursuer is T. rex, at which point Fin spreads his feeble fluffy arms and flies away. The story line is slight and forgettable, but young dinosaur lovers will be drawn in by Blathwayts highly detailed illustrations. Each reptile, as well as the landscape that Fin and his pursuers traverse, is carefully drawn with clean lines and in a crisp palette that invites children to pore over the pictures. This is not a storytime choice, but its a suitable selection for collections in which dinosaur books experience high demand.–Grace Oliff, Ann Blanche Smith School, Hillsdale, NJ
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