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Tiara Saurus Rex Kindle Edition
Tina Rex always wins! She's a fierce competitor and her brilliant smile scares away the other girls. But is it really fun to win when you've chased away all of your friends? Tina's not so sure.
This hilarious mash-up of dinosaurs and beauty pageants will delight readers young and old. And Tina Rex might just teach little ones a gentle lesson along the way.
From School Library Journal
"Sayres writes a sweet, rhyming anti-diva tale for children ages 5-7, enhanced by charming illustrations, which are appropriately very large and vibrantly colorful."--Brandeis Magazine
"Take a bunch of gorgeous dinosaurs, enter them in a beauty pageant... Surprisingly, the strongest contender is possibly not the most beautiful, but she does have the largest number of very sharp teeth." --my friend lucy (One year, 365 picture books) --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B00QTALR8E
- Publisher : Bloomsbury USA Childrens; 1st edition (February 17, 2015)
- Publication date : February 17, 2015
- Language : English
- File size : 4067 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Not Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 32 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #2,875,588 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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All the dinosaurs are having a beauty pagent, and every year, the t-rex has won! But, perhaps, this time, someone else will take the crown! Or at least overcome their fear enough to stick it to the end!
The ending is pretty cute, giving a nice moral resolution, and then a great gag. A tyranosaur always wins, even when they lose on purpose. ;p
I'm not sure if this will appeal to kids who are rigidly adhering to either male or female gender roles, but if yours is willing to blur a bit, this should really hit the spot.
The fully colorful pages show Tina, Patty, Stef, Sarah, Maya Teri, all vying to be crowned the next Miss Dinosaur. Everyone is so sure that Tina has this in the bag and take off, all but Maya who gracefully shares the crown with Tina because like everyone said throughout the book, Tina had to win.
Perfect book with fun pages for girls and boys. Sweet lesson too, no need for jealousy, just because you think someone is better than you, doesn't mean they are. You may just get a friend AND in this case a crown out of the deal too.
Loved the colorful pics AND nice story to read out loud.
It appears that Tina (the T Rex) always wins because the other dinosaurs are afraid of her, so they run off. This is clear to me, but my four year old didn't get it.
It just doesn't make a lot of sense, seems disjointed, and honestly is not one of our favorites.