Future palaeontologists will love discovering the disaurs in this fun-filled picture book. Each spread features a short rhyming poem by the award-winning Tony Mitton, in which a different disaur introduces itself. Mixing humour with information, these poems include details about where each disaur lived, what it ate and how it got around. Lynne Chapman's amusing and colourful illustrations all feature a lift-the-flap surprise, enhancing the fun!
Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief (Scholastic) was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize. He has written a number of picture books including the bestselling Amazing Machines series (Kingfisher). His other titles include collections of poetry for older children. He lives in Cambridge. Lynne Chapman has been an illustrator for over 20 years. Trained as a textile designer, she has illustrated everything from greeting cards to giftware and lectured at Sheffield College. These days she specializes in illustrating children's books, using pastels to achieve her work's distinctive look. Lynne lives in Sheffield.