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The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard


The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard

by B. G. Hennessy
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers

Although they disappeared long ago, dinosaurs live on in children's imaginations. A young boy playfully imagines the dinosaur who lives in his backyard. This wishful thinking leads into an introduction of factual information about dinosaurs.


Let's Talk:

Ideas to Explore Together

Before you read: Would you like to have a dinosaur to live in your back yard? Do you think it would fit? What do you think you it would eat?

As you read: Do you think a dinosaur makes a good pet? Why or why not?

After you read? What is your favorite kind of pet? Why?


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