A Rawr-Some Valentine’s Day

by Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

The winter holidays have come to a close, but that doesn’t mean more aren’t on the way. Lerner has come prepared to give young readers a dino-mite Valentine’s Day with the newest title of the Dino-Holidays series. Read on to find out what our favorite dinosaurs are up to now and discover the wide variety of dino books available in new formats!

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Dino-Thanksgiving and Dino-Football: Important Changes

by Carol Hinz, Associate Publisher of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

We all know that dinosaurs are extinct. They don’t celebrate Thanksgiving and they most definitely don’t play football! But in the fictional picture book series Lisa Wheeler and Barry Gott created, they do all of these things and more.

After the publication of Dino-Thanksgiving, we received some valuable criticism about the name of one of the football teams, which was a variation of the former name of the Washington Commanders NFL team. The name had originally been created for the book Dino-Football, which was published back in 2012. We took this feedback to heart and decided to make a number of changes both to Dino-Thanksgiving and to Dino-Football.

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How to Celebrate Easter Like a Dino!

Readers in your school or library might already be familiar with the fun-loving dinosaurs from the Dino-Sports series and previous installments of Dino-Holidays, written by Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Barry Gott. In the newest adventure, Dino-Easter, T-rex, Raptor, Compy, and others take on egg decorating, eating candy, a parade, and more. (Spoiler: things get a little silly!)

Get a sneak peek below at some of the colorful, hilarious art and fun rhyming text featured in the book—and learn how to celebrate Easter like the dinos do!

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