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Storytime with GENNIFER CHODENKO in Mountain View!

Gennifer Choldenko author photo and Dad and the Dinosaur cover image

New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor Award-winning author Gennifer Choldenko joins us in Mountain View for a storytime reading of her heartwarming new picture book, Dad and the Dinosaur. (Ages 5+)

Nicholas was afraid of the dark outside his door, the bushes where the giant bugs live, and the underside of manhole covers. 

His dad was not afraid of anything. 
Nicholas wants to be as brave as his dad, but he needs help. That's why he needs a dinosaur. After all, dinosaurs like the dark, bugs are nothing to them, and they eat manhole covers for lunch (and everything under them for dinner). 
With his toy dinosaur, Nicholas can scale tall walls, swim in deep water, even score a goal against the huge goalie everyone calls Gorilla. But when the dinosaur goes missing, everything is scary again. 
Luckily, his dad knows that even the bravest people can get scared, and it's okay to ask for help facing your fears. It's just guy stuff. 
A family classic in the making from the dream team of Newbery Honor-winner Gennifer Choldenko and Caldecott Medal-winner Dan Santat. 
"[Choldenko's] knowing, understated storytelling and Santat's warm, expressive spreads give full credence to the fears that weigh on kids, as well as the presences--both real and imagined--that can help alleviate them."-- Publishers Weekly ( starred review)

Event date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
301 Castro St
Mountain View, CA
Dad and the Dinosaur Cover Image
By Gennifer Choldenko, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399243530
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 28th, 2017