Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta. The Mine-O-Saur. The greedy Mino-o-Saur learns the hard way that he needs to share the toys in order to make friends.
Bardoe, Cheryl. The Ugly Duckling Dinosaur: A Prehistoric Tale. In this take on “The Ugly Duckling,” a tyrannosaurus rex is hatched in a nest of ducklings. Includes facts about dinosaurs.
Bateman, Teresa. Hunting the Daddyosaurus. Two young dinosaurs track their father around the house and finally tackle him in his easy chair.
Carrick, Carol. Patrick’s Dinosaurs. When his older brother talks about dinosaurs during a visit to the zoo, Patrick is afraid, until he discovers they all died millions of years ago.
Carrick, Carol. What Happened to Patrick’s Dinosaurs. Fascinated with dinosaurs, Patrick invents an imaginary explanation of why they become extinct.
Carrick, Carol. Big Old Bones: A Dinosaur Tale. Professor Potts discovers some big old bones and puts them together in various ways until he is satisfied he has discovered a dinosaur that once ruled the earth.
Choldenko, Gennifer. Dad and the Dinosaur. A boy keeps a toy dinosaur in his pocket to help him be brave like his dad–but when the dinosaur goes missing, Dad knows just what to do.
Cyrus, Kurt. The Voyage of Turtle Rex. Follows the life of a giant prehistoric sea turtle.
Dale, Penny. Dinosaur Pirates! A group of prehistoric pirates navigate their way to a desert island in search of a buried treasure, encountering a fearsome band of gold-snatching marauders.
Fisher, Valorie. How High Can a Dinosaur Count? And Other Math Mysteries. Fifteen miniature worlds, each showcasing a math problem.
Fuge, Charles. Three Little Dinosaurs. Dreaming about being able to fly, young dinosaur companions Scratch, Spike, and Lofty climb a volcano and plan to jump into the air only to learn from a friendly pterodactyl that flying is harder than it seems.
Grambling, Lois G. T. Rex and the Mother’s Day Hug. Eager to do something special for Mother’s Day, T. Rex decides to surprise his mother by decorating her car.
Greathouse, Carol. The Dinosaur Tamer. With the strength of an Iguanodon and the speed of a Utah Raptor, lasso-tossing, Pleiosaurus-riding Rocky is legendary. There isn’t a dinosaur in the land that would think of giving Rocky a lick of trouble. That is, until he meets T. Rex, the rip-roarinest, snip-snortinest, flame-breathinest reptilian ever to stomp the earth.
Gurney, John Steven. Dinosaur Train. Jesse imagines riding on a train where all the passengers and workers are dinosaurs.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. I Am a Tyrannosaurus. A boy mimics the actions of several different dinosaurs as he imagines he is one of them.
Kastner, Jill. Princess Dinosaur. Princess Dinosaur has fun playing with the rest of the toys until Spots the dog comes and carries her off to an outdoor adventure.
Kroll, Steven. The Tyrannosaurus Game. One rainy day at school, a group of children work together to make up a story about their adventures with a tyrannosaurus.
Lund, Deb. Dinosailors. After spending time sailing, some seasick dinosaurs decide they have had enough of the high seas.
Lund, Deb. All Aboard the Dinotrain. When dinosaurs seek adventure by taking a train ride, they find the trip has some unexpected surprises along the way.
Manning, Mick. Dino-Dinners. Presents information about the eating habits of dinosaurs, discussing the types and amount of food they ate, where they found it, and how physical dimensions and environment affected their diet and their role as predators on each other.
Mayo, Margaret. Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp! Illustrations and rhyming text describe a noisy parade of dinosaurs stomping, swooshing, plodding, and lunging through the landscape.
McCarty, Peter. T is for Terrible. A tyrannosaurus rex explains that he cannot help it that he is enormous and hungry and is not a vegetarian.
McMullan, Kate. I’m Bad. A hungry Tyrannosaurus rex searches for food in the prehistoric forest but is thwarted in its attempts to find something to eat!
McMullan, Kate. I’m Big! A young Sauropod encounters friends and foes while searching for his pack, who left while he was oversleeping.
Mitton, Tony. Dinosaurumpus! A rhyming tale of Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and even Tyrannosaurus gathering at the swamp to dance.
Plourde, Lynn. Dino Pets. A boy brings home various dinosaurs from the pet store, but discovers that neither the biggest nor the smallest, the softest nor the scariest, makes an ideal pet. Includes facts about dinosaurs.
Plourde, Lynn. Dino Pets go to School. A boy brings various dinosaurs to school, but discovers that neither the loudest, nor the tallest, nor the smartest is suited to the classroom. Includes facts about dinosaurs.
Prasadam-Halls, Smriti. T. Veg : The Story of a Carrot-Crunching Dinosaur. Scolded by his parents and teased by classmates, Reginald, a tyrannosaurus rex who does not like meat, leaves home in hopes of finding acceptance among the herbivores.
Rennert, Laura. Buying, Training & Caring for Your Dinosaur. Includes instructions for choosing and caring for a pet dinosaur.
Rosenberg, Liz. Tyrannosaurus Dad. Tobias’s father is different from other dads, not only because he is a tyrannosaurus but also because he is busy all of the time, but when disaster looms during Field Day at Tobias’s school, his dad comes through.
Shea, Bob. Dinosaur vs. Bedtime. A young dinosaur takes on many challenges and wins every time. Then Dinosaur faces his toughest challenge of all: bedtime.
Sierra, Judy. Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur: A First Book of Manners. Illustrates basic polite behavior that one might need to use while grocery shopping at the same time as a dinosaur.
Sis, Peter. Dinosaur! While taking a bath, a young boy is joined by all sorts of dinosaurs.
Sperring, Mark. Find-a-Saurus. Even though Marty’s mother has told him that dinosaurs no longer exist, he is certain they are just good at hiding and sets out to find one, encountering many fantastic creatures along the way.
Staniszewski, Anna. Dogosaurus Rex. Ben selects from the shelter a most unusual “dog” that wreaks havoc in town until she has a chance to prove her worth.
Steinberg, Laya. Thesaurus Rex. Thesaurus Rex, a lovable dinosaur, introduces children to synonyms in this rhyming text that takes him throughout his day.
Stickland, Paul. Dinosaur Roar! Illustrations and rhyming text present all kinds of dinosaurs, including ones that are sweet, grumpy, spiky, or lumpy.
Wheeler, Lisa. Dino-Baseball. Meat-eating dinosaurs face plant-eating dinosaurs in a baseball game.
Wheeler, Lisa. Dino-Hockey. The meat-eating dinosaurs challenge the plant-eating dinosaurs to a hockey match.
Whybrow, Ian. Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs. Harry finds toy dinosaurs in the attic that come to life when he names each one.
Whybrow, Ian.Harry and the Dinosaurs at the Museum. When his family goes to a museum so that big sister Sam can research human ancestors, young Harry wanders off while playing with his toy dinosaurs and becomes lost, but Gran knows just where to find him.
Whybrow, Ian. Harry and the Dinosaurs Say “Raahh!” A young boy takes his toy dinosaurs with him to help calm his fears on his first visit to the dentist.
Willems, Mo. Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct. Everyone in town loves Edwina the dinosaur except one little boy who is determined to prove to everyone, including Edwina, that dinosaurs are extinct.
Yolen, Jane. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss. (Series)
Florian, Douglas. Dinothesaurus: Prehistoric Poems and Paintings. An illustrated collection of poems and collages about dinosaurs.
Adler, David. A. Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery. Young Detective Jeffrey Bones investigates the disappearance of the plastic dinosaur his grandfather just bought for him in a museum gift shop.
Brown, Charlotte Lewis. The Day the Dinosaurs Died. A compelling account of how the impact of a giant asteroid may have killed the Earth’s dinosaurs.
Davis, Lee. Dinosaur Dinners. Follows a baby Maiasaurus on its first day out of the nest, describing the habits and behavior of the many other dinosaurs it meets.
DePaola, Tomie. T-Rex Is Missing! Morgie accuses his best friend of taking his favorite dinosaur toy without asking, and then he finds that he must apologize.
George, Kallie. Duck, duck, Dinosaur : Snowy Surprise. Spike wants to play out in the snow with his siblings Feather and Flap, but they’re too cold, so Spike surprises them with gifts.
Hoff, Syd. Danny and the Dinosaur. A little boy is surprised and pleased when one of the dinosaurs from the museum agrees to play with him. (series)
Hopkins, Lee Benett. Dizzy Dinosaurs: Silly Dino Poems. Collects humorous poems about dinosaurs, both real and fictional, including the muddy Triceratops, the pilot Pterodactyl, and the dancing Sauropods.
Lucas, Sally. Dancing Dinos Go to School. A surprised librarian and a young reader watch as dancing dinosaurs in a book leap off the page and into the school, causing havoc in the classroom and on the playground.
Suen, Anastasia. Dino Hunt. Look high! Look low! Look over! Look under! The dino hunt has begun, turning a day at the museum into another adventure for Robot and Rico.
Surgal, Jon. Have You Seen My Dinosaur? A five-year-old boy searches high and low for his missing dinosaur, and the people he asks for help do not believe such a creature actually exists.
Byars, Betsy Cromer. Boo’s Dinosaur. When young Boo is followed home by a dinosaur that only she can see, it causes a bit of trouble for her older brother, Sammy. When young Boo is followed home by a dinosaur that only she can see, it causes a bit of trouble for her older brother, Sammy.
Fulk, David. Raising Rufus. A lonely 11-year-old science nerd named Martin discovers an ancient egg and soon finds himself “surrogate mom” to a very outlandish pet–a T. rex. But when his secret gets too big to keep from the world, Martin must find his inner hero to save the one thing he’s come to really care about.
Griffin, Adele. Oona Finds an Egg. Oona finds a giant egg and brings it back to West Wog to care for it, and see what hatches–but others in the cave want to claim her egg, particularly the nasty kid Bruce Brute, and when the baby stegosaurus hatches it will have to choose who it wants to live with.
Hopper, Ada. Don’t disturb the Dinosaurs. Catapulted through time to the prehistoric era, the DATA Set find their efforts to avoid contaminating history challenged by flying Pterosaurs, stomping stegosaurus stampedes and a sharp-toothed T-rex.
Lubar, David. Dinosaur Disaster. Ed, his friends, and even his little sister are eager to go to Dinosaur Discovery, but ever since he found the magic coin called Silver Center, strange things happen around Ed–so he is not surprised to find that a blue dinosaur has followed his sister home.
J 513 Mar Tyrannosaurus Math
J 745.5 Ros Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about Dinosaurs
J 745.5 Ros Crafts for Kids Who Are Wild about Dinosaurs
J 811.54 Lee My Teacher Is a Dinosaur and Other Prehistoric Poems, Jokes, Riddles & Amazing Facts
J 811.6 Wei Can You Dig It? and Other Poems Additional books about dinosaurs can be found in the 567.9 section.