I Want My Book Back

ISBN: 9781499811742
$17.99 $12.60

"A splendid story about the satisfaction that comes from sharing joy (and dinosaurs) with others."--Booklist

"Emotions run high in this volume about a child's deep attachment giving way to sharing... Elbee's take on the emotional attachment that readers form with books feels apt, and a final portrait of Daryl discovering that books can be shared pays ample tribute to libraries." -- Publishers Weekly

"The book's fun illustrations emphasize Daryl's big and scary emotions, including distress, grumpiness, rage, and despair; solace is to be found only somewhere unexpected: in sharing."--Foreward Reviews

Daryl loves the dinosaur book he checked out from the library; it takes him on roaring, stomping dinosaur adventures! So Daryl is unhappy when he has to return it, and he'll do anything to get his book back!

Daryl loves to play with his favorite library book about dinosaurs. His imagination takes him to prehistoric places, and he pretends to be a 
triceratopsmicroraptor, and even a T. rex! But Daryl does not want to share his book, so when he has to return it to the library, Daryl goes wild. Using all of his dinosaur skills, Daryl tries his best to get his book back! But when a clever librarian notices Daryl's passion, she encourages him to share his favorite book and make some new friends along the way. This playful, silly, funny, tale about reading, books, and sharing is sure to be a hit with any child.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ little bee books (March 1, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1499811748
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1499811742
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 - 6 years
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ Preschool - 1
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 13.6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches
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