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Dilly and the Birthday Treat
Dilly and the Birthday Treat

Dilly and the Birthday Treat

By Tony Bradman, Illustrated by Susan Hellard

Blue Bananas

JUVENILE FICTION

48 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $5.99 (US $5.99)

Publication Date: November 2011

ISBN 9781405253031

Rights: US

Egmont UK (Nov 2011)
Bananas

Price: $5.99
 
 

Overview

A funny story about one very naughty little dinosaur features familiar themes of family harmony, sibling rivalry, and being good vs. being naughty

A funny story about one very naughty little dinosaur features familiar themes of family harmony, sibling rivalry, and being good vs. being naughty It’s Dad's birthday and Dorla has already got him a present. Dilly has nothing to give him but Dad says that all he wants is for Dilly to be good for the day. The challenge is on! Can Dilly be good for one whole day? It’s going to be tough, especially with a sister determined to make him snap. Sure to entrance all beginner readers with its humor and vibrant illustrations, this tale is told in simple, appealing language with vibrant illustrations throughout, perfect for developing readers.

Reviews

"The simple story may resonate most with adults, but it effectively conveys a peaceful family moment that children will recognize, too." —Booklist on Daddy's Lullaby

"Hellard's scribbly watercolors enhance the cheeky fun." —Booklist on Princesses Are Not Quitters

"A good choice for children ready for simple stories." —Booklist

Author Biography

Tony Bradman's previous titles include Daddy's Lullaby, Dilly and the Goody-Goody, Dilly Speaks Up, Michael, The Magnificent Mummies, and My Dad's a Punk. Susan Hellard is the illustrator of Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles, Princesses Are Not Perfect, and Princesses Are Not Quitters.