I Want My Book Back (Kobo eBook)

I Want My Book Back By Viviane Elbee, Nicole Miles Cover Image
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Daryl loves the dinosaur book he checked out from the library; it takes him on roaring, stomping dinosaur adventures! But when Daryl has to return it, he'll do anything to get his favorite book back.

"A splendid story about the satisfaction that comes from sharing joy (and dinosaurs) with others."--Booklist

"Emotions run high in this volume about a child's deep attachment giving way to sharing... Elbee's take on the emotional attachment that readers form with books feels apt, and a final portrait of Daryl discovering that books can be shared pays ample tribute to libraries." -- Publishers Weekly

"The book's fun illustrations emphasize Daryl's big and scary emotions, including distress, grumpiness, rage, and despair; solace is to be found only somewhere unexpected: in sharing."--Foreward Reviews

Daryl loves to play with his favorite library book about dinosaurs. His imagination takes him to prehistoric places, and he pretends to be a triceratops, microraptor, and even a T. rex! But Daryl does not want to share his book, so when he has to return it to the library, Daryl goes wild. Using all of his dinosaur skills, Daryl tries his best to get his book back! But when a clever librarian notices Daryl's passion, she encourages him to share his favorite book and make some new friends along the way. This playful, silly, funny, tale about reading, books, and sharing is sure to be a hit with any child.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781499814101
Publisher: little bee books
Publication Date: June 27th, 2022