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The Dinosaur Department Store

The Dinosaur Department Store

Eliza Jane was an unusual child. Instead of a puppy or a kitten her heart was set on a prehistoric pet. Join our feisty heroine and her family on a magical Mesozoic tour of their local dinosaur department store.

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ISBN 9781780555966
Barcode 9781780555966
Published 1 August 2019 by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Merritt, Richard
By Murray, Lily
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781780555966
ISBN-10 1780555962
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Imprint Buster Books
Publication Date 1 August 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Merritt, Richard
By Murray, Lily
Category Dinosaurs & The Prehistoric World
Picture Storybooks
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 245mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 4mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 968083

Description of this Book

Eliza Jane was an unusual child. Instead of a puppy or a kitten her heart was set on a prehistoric pet. Join our feisty heroine and her family on a magical Mesozoic tour of their local dinosaur department store. From stomping Sauropods as big as houses to armoured Ankylosaurs built like tanks to a T-rex named Frank, there's plenty of amazing creatures Eliza Jane could choose to take home. This wild child however is hatching a fantastic plan of her own . With the beautiful art of bestselling illustrator Richard Merritt and a witty rhyming text by picture book author Lily Murray, this truly wild picture book will appeal to dino-loving, adventurous children everywhere.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Born and bred in North London, Richard Merritt has been an illustrator for over 10 years after graduating from Central Saint Martin's college of Art and Kingston University. Richard has worked with many book and editorial publishing houses, design groups, advertising agencies and more, on lots of varied projects, from children's books and packaging to magazines and costume illustration for film. His intricately detailed illustrations have become a staple of the best-selling Art Therapy and Menagerie series, and has led to television appearances. Lily Murray is a freelance writer who has been writing and editing children's books for over 15 years. Her titles for Frances Lincoln Children's Books include Hello, Hot Dog!,This Book is Magic and The People Awards. Other recent titles include Dinosaurium for Big Picture Press and World of Cities for Walker Books. She studied English Literature at university and now lives in a cottage on the edge of some woods with two children, a heroic dog and a strange assortment of other animals. She enjoys walking, reading and trips to London on the slightest excuse.

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