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Brontorina

By James Howe
Illustrated by Randy Cecil

"A hugely sympathetic heroine." — Booklist (starred review)

Brontorina knows, deep in her heart, that she is meant to be a ballerina. James Howe’s lovable dinosaur is of a size outmatched only by her determination, and has talent outmatched only by her charm. Accompanied by Randy Cecil’s beguiling illustrations, here is an irresistible story that proves that no problem is too big when the heart and imagination know no bounds.

  • A larger-than-life character from celebrated author James Howe.
  • Features vibrant, funny artwork by Randy Cecil.
  • Now in an affordable paperback format.

About the author

James Howe is the acclaimed author of more than seventy books for young readers, including the much-lauded Bunnicula and its sequels. James completed a degree in theatre studies at Boston University and moved to New York City, where he worked as an actor, model, director and literary agent. Encouraged by his late wife Deborah, he began writing children s books in the 1970s, and together they created Bunnicula, which won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher and the Nene.

About the illustrator

Randy Cecil has always been fascinated by picture books, so it should come as no surprise that he has now illustrated more than a dozen books for children. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Randy received a book deal not long after graduating and also worked as a freelance designer. He lives in Houston Texas, where he also grew up. Some of his titles include My Father the Dog by Elizabeth Bluemle, We ve All Got Bellybuttons! by David Martin and Gator which he wrote himself.

ISBN: 9780763653231
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2013
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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