The Dinosaurs are Having a Party!

Illustrator: Garry Parsons

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Andersen Press

Age 5+

Dinosaurs & Prehistoric World Picture Books

The dinosaurs are having a party
It starts precisely at three
I’m a boy not a dinosaur
So I’m pleased they invited me.

But the dinosaurs are planning to serve a special dish at their party and perhaps all is not as it seems...


Gareth P. Jones (Author)
Gareth lives in South East London and divides his time between writing books, producing TV programmes, spending time with his wife and son, Herbie, and playing the slightly ludicrous number of stringed instruments in his front room.
His books include two series, The Dragon Detective Agency and Ninja Meerkats. His Standalone books include, The Considine Curse which won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Prize 2012. Space Crime Conspiracy and The Thornthwaite Inheritance, which won the Hounslow Junior Book Award, the Calderdale Book Award, Leicester Children's Book Award, Sefton Super Reads, Doncaster Book Award, Rotherham Children's Book Award, and Fantastic Book Award, Lancaster.

His website is

Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
Garry Parsons is an award-winning illustrator of books for children, including the bestselling The Dinosaur That Pooped series. Garry’s illustrations have accompanied the words of many prestigious picture-book authors, including Kes Gray, Ian Whybrow and Peter Bently. He has also illustrated the popular fiction series The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey and the space adventure series George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking for slightly older readers. Garry lives in London with his young family and old dog.


Dinosaur lovers will be delighted with this quirky story and parents will not tire of reading what is bound to become a favourite, time and again!


Guaranteed to please.

Kirkus Reviews

Bouncing rhyme and a visual feast of laughs and thrills there’s lots to enjoy here.

Books for Keeps

Action-packed… written in fun, rhyming verse.

Creative Steps

Colourful illustrations are antic. Charming silliness.

New York Times

Rhyming dinosaur romps are ever popular, especially when they feature the illustrations of Parsons

The Bookseller, Fiona Noble

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