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David E zra Stein

An energetic young dinosaur figures out her own way to give a kiss in the latest from the creator of the Caldecott Honor– winning Interrupting Chicken.
For newly hatched dinosaur Dinah, the world is an exciting place. There is so much to see and do. She tries this—STOMP! And she tries that—CHOMP! Then she sees a kiss and knows just what she wants to try next. Who can she kiss? And after a few disastrous attempts, can she figure out how to give someone a kiss without whomping, chomping, or stomping them first? Young children will chuckle and cheer when Dinah finds just the right creature for her dinosaur kisses in this funny new picture book from David Ezra Stein.

On sale August 6, 2013 Hardcover • ISBN: 978-0-7636-6104-5
Price: $15.99 ($18.00 CAN)
32 pages

• Ages 2–5

David Ezra Stein is the author-illustrator

of Because Amelia Smiled and Interrupting Chicken , which won a Caldecott Honor. He lives with his family in Kew Gardens, New York.

Illustrations copyright © 2013 by David Ezra Stein

Also by David Ezra Stein
A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken’s habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head. A Caldecott Honor Book A New York Times Bestseller A Cybil Award winner An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book A Golden Kite Award Winner An Indie Next List Selection
ISBN: 978-0-7636-4168-9 • $16.99 ($19.00 CAN) 40 pages, Ages 4–8

H “Readers will fall hard for the antics of this hapless pair.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review) “This tender iteration of a familiar nighttime ritual will be equally welcomed by fond parents and those children for whom listening to stories is anything but a passive activity.” — Kirkus Reviews “Great fun for reading aloud.” — Booklist “This is one of the rare titles that will entertain both parent and child.” — School Library Journal

Putting a unique spin on “what goes around comes around,” David Ezra Stein’s charmingly illustrated story reminds us that adding even a small dose of kindness into the world is sure to spur more and more kindness, which could eventually make its way back to you! “Night and day, light and shadow, groups of old and young people spending time together: it’s a satisfying portrait of the feast of life.” — Publishers Weekly “A playfully profound picture book that does its part in passing on good feelings.” — Kirkus Reviews “His main characters are scruffy and fascinatingly individual, his settings are exuberant with color and light, and both are sure to elicit smiles in any kind of weather.” — The Horn Book “Realistic, heavily colored, and intensely detailed, the illustrations invite children to look closely and see the way people across the globe are connected. . . . A lovely way to look at life.” — Booklist

ISBN: 978-0-7636-4169-6 • $16.99 ($20.00 CAN) 40 pages, Ages 3–7

Illustrations copyright © 2010, 2011 by David Ezra Stein

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