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Dinosaur Picture Books

This is a list of some favorite books featuring dinosaurs. Nonfiction dinosaur books are in the nonfiction section under 567. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Author Title Call Number
AhlbergDinosaur Dreams
Three skeletons enter each other's dreams about dinosaurs.
JE Ahlberg
AndreaeDinosaurs Galore
Presents the world of dinosaurs in rhyme, with colorful illustrations.
JE Andreae
BaileyIf You Happen to Have a Dinosaur
A humorous survey of the practical things dinosaurs can do.
JE Bailey
BartonBones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones
A cast of characters looks for, finds, and assembles some dinosaur bones.
JE Barton
BauerDinosaur Thunder
Compares thunder to a boy's favorite subject--dinosaurs.
JE Bauer
BourgeoisFranklin's Class Trip
Franklin is relieved to learn the dinosaurs in the museum are not alive.
JE Bourgeois
BroachWhen Dinosaurs Came with Everything
Every shop in town is giving away real dinosaurs to their customers.
JE Broach
CarrickPatrick's Dinosaurs on the Internet
A dinosaur from outer space takes Patrick home for show and tell.
JE Carrick
DiPucchioDinosnores
Relates the earth-changing consequences of millions of nights of raucous snoring by sleeping dinosaurs.
JE DiPucchio
ForemanA Trip to Dinosaur Time
Tom's kitchen timer transports him to a dinosaur era.
JE Foreman
GallDinotrux
The prehistoric ancestors of today's trucks, such as garbageadon, dozeratops, and craneosaurus, roam the Earth.
JE Gall
HallDino Bites!
A hungry dinosaur munches and crunches and searches for lunch.
JE Hall
HartmannThe Dinosaurs Are Back and It's Your Fault, Edward!
Edward's brother says a dinosaur egg is about to hatch under his bed!
JE Hartmann
HearnDad's Dinosaur Day
Dad's behavior changes when he becomes a dinosaur for a day.
JE Hearn
HennessyThe Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard
A boy imagines what it was like when dinosaurs lived in his area.
JE Hennessy
IdleTea Rex
Cordelia and her brother have tea with a Tyrannosaurus rex.
JE Idle
KastnerPrincess Dinosaur
Katie visits the natural history museum and meets real, live dinosaurs.
JE Kastner
KirschFreddie and Gingersnap
A little dinosaur and a little dragon find common ground.
JE Kirsch
LoxtonPlesiosaur Peril
Re-creates the undersea world of the Jurassic period.
JE Loxton
MayhewKatie and the Dinosaurs
Katie's visit to a natural history museum lands her among real live dinosaurs.
JE Mayhew
McCartyT Is for Terrible
Tyrannosaurus rex says he can't help it that he is enormous and hungry and not a vegetarian.
JE McCarty
McMullanI'm Bad!
A hungry Tyrannosaurus rex has trouble finding food.
JE McMullan
MiddletonAre the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad?
Prehistoric animals in a museum spring to life.
JE Middleton
MittonDinosaurumpus!
Various types of dinosaurs enjoy a romp.
JE Mitton
MosleyThe Dinosaur Eggs
A lonely couple hatches three dinosaur eggs.
JE Mosley
Preston-GannonDinosaur Farm
It's hard work being a farmer--and even harder running a dinosaur farm!
JE Preston-Gannon
RaneyIt's Probably Good Dinosaurs Are Extinct
Imagines how different things would be if dinosaurs still roamed the earth.
JE Raney
RennertBuying, Training & Caring for your Dinosaur
Instructions for choosing and caring for a pet dinosaur.
JE Rennert
RyderTyrannosaurus Time
A child is transformed for a day into a Tyrannosaurus rex.
JE Ryder
SisDinosaur!
At bathtime, a young boy is joined by all sorts of dinosaurs.
JE Sis
WaddellThe Super Hungry Dinosaur
Billy's mom cooks a dinner that saves him and his dog Billy from being eaten by the dinosaur.
JE Waddell
WahlI Met a Dinosaur
After a museum visit, a girl begins to see dinosaurs everywhere.
JE Wahl
WheelerDino-Boarding
Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in athletic events.
JE Wheeler

Last Updated: 7/15

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