Dinosaurs love underpants / Claire Freedman ; illustrated by Ben Cort.

By: Freedman, Claire [author.]Contributor(s): Cort, Ben [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Freedman, Claire. Underpants books: Edition: First U.S. editionDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781416989387; 1416989382; 9780545243834; 0545243831Subject(s): Dinosaurs -- Juvenile fiction | Underwear -- Juvenile fiction | Prehistoric peoples -- Juvenile fiction | War stories | Stories in rhyme | Dinosaurs -- Fiction | Underwear -- Fiction | Prehistoric peoples -- Fiction | War -- Fiction | Humorous stories | Dinosaurs | Prehistoric peoples | Underwear | War stories | Dinosaurs -- Fiction | Stories in rhyme | Humorous fiction | Prehistoric peoples -- Fiction | Underwear -- Fiction | War -- FictionGenre/Form: War stories. | Juvenile works. | Fiction. | Humorous fiction. | Juvenile works. | Picture books. | Stories in rhyme. | War fiction. | Humorous fiction. | Picture books for children. | War stories. | Humorous stories. | War stories. | Humorous fiction. | Stories in rhyme. | Humorous fiction.DDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ8.3.F88 | Din 2010Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the Mighty Underpants War as the true reason dinosaurs are extinct.
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"Originally published in Great Britain in 2008 by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd."--Copyright page.

Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the Mighty Underpants War as the true reason dinosaurs are extinct.

Ages 4-7.


740 Lexile.

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School Library Journal Review

PreS-Freedman and Cort offer another homage to underpants. Cartoons in bright colors and patterns pep up the rhymed tale that explains the demise of dinosaurs. According to Freedman, "When T. rex saw man's undies,/He roared with deafening rants./I don't want to eat you up./I want your underpants." All dinosaurs follow the obsessive fad, escalating to a manic dino tug-of-war that wipes out every order, saving mankind. Despite the skimpy plot, preschoolers will giggle as itchy or tight briefs annoy Stegosaurus or Diplodocus, while theft victim cavemen shyly cover up with huge leaves or the few remaining pairs of underwear.-Gay Lynn Van Vleck, Henrico County Library, Glen Allen, VA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Claire Freedman is the author of several picture books, including Pirates Love Underpants! ; Dinosaurs Love Underpants! ; Aliens Love Underpants! ; Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones ; One Magical Day ; A Magical Christmas ; Dilly Duckling , and My Grandparents Love Me . She lives in Essex, England.

Ben Cort is the illustrator of several children's books, including Aliens Love Underpants and Octopus's Garden , which have been published in eighteen languages in twenty countries worldwide. Ben lives in Bedfordshire, England.

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