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Baldwin Borough Library Picture Book J SCH
Location  Baldwin Borough Library
 
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Bridgeville Public Library Picture Books JUV E SCH
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Green Tree Public Library Children's Easy E FRI SCH
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Hampton Community Library Juvenile Picture Book GENERAL JPIC SCHMID
Location  Hampton Community Library
 
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea SCHMID Paul
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict Sch
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Scott Township Library Picture Books E SCHMID
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Picture Book j PICT BK SCHMID
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Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC SCHMID
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Summary
Oliver spots a rock on the playground. But it's not just any rock - he's sure it's a dinosaur egg! And once it hatches, he has the best new friend he could ask for. They sail to a deserted island and even launch into outer space! But as great as it is to travel with his dinosaur alone, Oliver realises that it is even more fun when all of his friends bring their imaginations along for the ride.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "As in Oliver and His Alligator (2013), Oliver has a decision to make: remain in his solitary dream or take a chance by sharing his rich imaginings. When Oliver finds an egg, he separates from others on the playground. His focus is intent: in spread after spread, he appears alone in an expanding mint-green daydream. From the egg hatches an amorphous white dinosaur with orange spots, which balloons ever larger. They have adventures, just the two of them. They are about to float away when a call, Oliver! brings the boy back. A girl wants to know why he is sitting on a rock. Things come to a standstill. Will Oliver reveal his vision? If he does, will it be embraced or ridiculed? The pacing is perfect. Happily, once Oliver shares, his peers become involved in his story. Observant children will spot on the playground the simple shapes, colors, and patterns that influenced Oliver's imagination. Fanciful fun that young artistic introverts, in particular, will find reassuring.--McDermott, Jeanne Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Imagination -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Eggs -- Fiction.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Eggs -- Juvenile fiction.
Publisher New York :2014
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN 9781423175735
1423175735
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