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Dino vs. Fish!


The little dinosaur strikes again! This time supper is at stake. Will she catch a fish? Or, can Dad dinosaur survive and show her how? Don't miss the epic struggle between father and daughter as they battle wits with a stream full of slippery sawfish, the great Onchopristis! A companion to "Puddles or Lunch?"; this charming story carries on the tradition of many fun repetitions and audience participation is irresistible. Suitable for children 4 years and older.

Fishing with Dad

By Anna Makonin

Published May 2018

ISBN: 9780993818820 (Hardcover) / 9781717251626 (Paperback)

List Price: $22.95 (Hardcover) / $12.89(Paperback)

Picture Book Ages 4+

Pages: 34 +

Size: 21.6 cm x 21.6 cm

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Fishing with Dad

Muddy Dino Alert!


Oh no! Puddles are fun and lunches are yum, but neither go together!
Mommy dinosaur is cross and little dinosaur is hungry.
Can this little one get clean enough to have her lunch?  
A delightful story containing many fun repetitions that encourage audience participation. Suitable for children 4 years and older.

Puddles or Lunch?

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Puddles or lunch?

By Anna Makonin

Published September 2014

ISBN: 9780993818813 (Hardcover) / 9781500272562 (Paperback)

List Price: $22.70 (Hardcover) / $12.89(Paperback)

Picture Book Ages 4+

Pages: 36 +

Size: 21.6 cm x 21.6 cm

Available on Amazon everywhere.

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What teachers are saying about Fishing with Dad !


"A fun read...relatable...and engaging for the students.”
                  -- K. John, Montessori teacher
                     Westside Montessori Academy


"A beautiful story about the bond between a father and child.”
                   -- S. Soares-Almeida, K-7 teacher
                      Tecumseh Elementary School

What teachers are saying about Puddles or Lunch? !


“Well done...We will be sure to feature it at school!"

          -- S. Gatiss-Brown, Westside Montessori Academy teacher and principal

“It's engaging and it brings out the message that children can be independent problem solvers."

          -- B. Stone, Montessori teacher

"Well Done!…interactive...creative!”

          -- S. Soares-Almeida, K-7 teacher

"It is a wonderful combination of creative text and illustrations to teach kids about independent problem solving. "

           -- B. Gill, teacher-librarian