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  • ISBN: 9781481464642
  • ISBN: 1481464639
  • ISBN: 9781481464635
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Dinosaurs eat, rest, roar, and march, making the earth flat.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 April #1
    The lyrics to Berkner's 1997 dinosaur marching song are kitted out with a plotline, dialogue, additional sound effects, and big, very simply drawn prehistoric scenes. Bidding their parents goodbye, diminutive dinos Ernesto and Dax gather a multispecies gang of fellow hatchlings and go "marching, marching" to "make the earth flat." Following lunch and a climb, all settle down in a cave for a nap—until a rumbling quake sends them scooting back down the mountain to their parents ("It was rad, Dad!" "You should have been there, Mom!") for a final rousing "ROOAARRR!" The main lyrics of the songs are offset by occasional cartoon-style lines of dialogue from the dino crew. As is typical of songs converted to this format, there is no strong rhythm or cadence to the lines, but the original is likely to be familiar enough (and is widely available on recordings and online) that young audiences will have no trouble chiming in as they march about and roar in chorus. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Recognized as &;the queen of children&;s music&; (People), Laurie Berkner is a singer, songwriter, lyricist, author, and founder of Two Tomatoes Records. She has released twelve bestselling, award-winning albums, was the first recording artist ever to perform in music videos on Nick Jr., and appeared regularly on the network&;s Jack&;s Big Music Show. Laurie helped develop the short-form animated series, Sing It, Laurie!, on the twenty-four-hour preschool television channel Sprout, and has written music and lyrics for three Off-Broadway children&;s musicals. A project close to her heart has been designing the curriculum and training teachers for Laurie Berkner&;s The Music in Me, an early childhood music program based on her music and classroom philosophy. Learn more at

Ben Clanton is an author and illustrator whose books include It Came in the Mail; Something Extraordinary; Rex Wrecks It!; Mo&;s Mustache; The Table Sets Itself; Vote for Me!; Rot, the Cutest in the World; and Rot, the Bravest in the World. He lives with his wife and son in Seattle, Washington. Learn more at

Subject: Children's songs, English United States Texts
Dinosaurs Songs and music
Children's songs, English
United States
Genre: Texts.
Search Results Showing Item 10 of 83 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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