Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast: Dinosaur Poems

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Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast 

Paperback – March 31, 1992

The author of Something Big Has Been Here describes such prehistoric reptiles as the brachiosaurus--who ""had little to do/but stand with his head in the trees and chew""--and thirteen other ""terrible lizards"" in fun-filled rhyming verse. Reprint.

"In an intriguing combination of fact with rollicking rhyme schemes and full-page portraits, the dinosaurs are rejuvenated once again to amuse and amaze their devoted fans....These poems are readable, quotable, and unforgettable....A wonderful book to savor--again and again."--Horn Book.

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Product details


  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwillow Books; Reprint edition (March 31, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0688115691
  • ISBN-13: 9780688115692
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces