A Wish-For Dinosaur
A Just-For-Fun Book
A boy meets a wish-for dinosaur who agrees to be his pet for the day.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF052000, JNF053090, JNF013020|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||I|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.8|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||161972|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities for further learning and Glossary of key words|
Author: Jane Belk Moncure
Throughout her teaching and writing career, best-selling author Jane Belk Moncure has written over 300 books. She earned a Master's degree from Columbia University in Early Childhood Education and subsequently became one of the pioneers in this field. In 1956, she helped form the Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education, which established the first statewide standards for teachers of young children. Her books, inspired by her work in the classroom, have become standards in primary education, and her name is recognized across the country. Her success is reflected not only in her books' popularity with parents, children, and educators, but also by numerous awards, including the 1984 C. S. Lewis Gold Medal Award.
Illustrator: Dana Regan
Dana Regan is originally from Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, and has her bachelor of fine arts degree in illustration from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. She has illustrated more than 75 books and written seven early reader books, which, collectively, have sold more than 1 million copies. She lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri, with her sons, Joe and Tommy, who are a constant source of inspiration and tech support.