Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct

Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct

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Everyone in town knows Edwina. She is the dinosaur who plays with the kids. She is the dinosaur who helps little old ladies cross the street. And best of all, she bakes yummy chocolate-chip cookies. Everyone loves Edwinaexcept for Reginald Von Hoobie-Doobie. Reginald knows dinosaurs are extinct and is ready to prove it. But will anyone listen? And if they do, what will happen to Edwina?
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2006
ISBN: 9780786837489
0786837489
Branch Call Number: E WIL
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,24 x 32 cm

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susan_findlay
Jun 08, 2017

Well written children's story. I was expecting Edwina to disappear after Reginald convinced her she was extinct (a la Puff the Magic Dragon), so was pleasantly surprised by the ending.
The illustrations are cute and appropriately childish.

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abbaroodle
Mar 24, 2017

Mo Willems has a lot of books these days. This one is a keeper!

AL_STEFFEN Feb 08, 2017

The first Mo Willems book I ever read, at the Tattered Cover, before I became a storytime specialist or even started knew what I was about. Edwina is a modern day Danny The Dinosaur and this book has a great villain in 9-year old know it all Reginald VonHoobieDoobie.

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ceharley
Jun 24, 2014

Great story about how words can hurt and how to stand above them. Nice pictures to go with the story. Honestly love everything by Mo Willems for preschool age kids.

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fiferboy
Mar 08, 2014

Another great selection written and illustrated to Mo Willems. Includes the best name ever for a villain in a picture book.

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abbaroodle
Mar 24, 2017

abbaroodle thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over

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