How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas?

How does a dinosaur sleep on Christmas Eve? America’s favorite dinosaur is trying to hold his excitement for the big day. Like many young ones, it is hard to contain themselves. The presents, the decorations, the tree, even the cookies on the plate left for Santa are way too much for this little dinosaur to handle. A story that every kid can relate to, as this special time of year comes around. Read to see if Dinosaur can fall asleep before the magic hour.

Recommended by Deborah McLaughlin, Librarian, Pennsylvania, USA


How do dinosaurs behave for Christmas?  Are they naughty or nice?  In the first half of the book those dinos shake the tree, sneakily open presents and eat Santa’s cookies.  Just in time for the special day, they begin to behave and enjoy the holiday with family. 

Beth Yankey, Librarian, Virginia, USA


Ho! Ho! Ho! With more than 9 million books in print, America's favorite dinosaurs can't wait to celebrate Christmas!

From decorating the tree to wrapping presents, little dinosaurs love to celebrate Christmas-and everything about it. With ornaments on the branches and carolers singing at the door, the spirit of Christmas is finally here and filling the hearts of families everywhere. But when the stockings are hung on the chimney, and the cookies are left out for Santa, how can little dinosaurs go to sleep? It's so exciting! How can they possibly calm down and behave?

Children will laugh out loud as dinosaurs secretly lick candy canes, take sneaky peeks at gifts, and disrupt the traditional family feast.

With holiday surprises around every corner, the award-winning team of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague create an engaging, fun gift sure to be read again and again, year after year. How do dinosaurs say Merry Christmas? The same way they say Happy Chanukah: With an abundance of love, joy, memory, and gratitude.---from the publisher

40 pages 978-0545416788 Ages 3-6

Keywords: dinosaurs, Christmas, Christmas book, gifts, traditions, fun, humor, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old

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