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Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Sophie Shyosaurus

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Dinosaurs Have Feelings, Too: Sophie Shyosaurus by Brian Moses
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Sophie Shyosaurus was a very shy dinosaur. She got embarrassed at parties, when she met someone new, or if she had to stand up and talk in school. Will she ever be able to stop being shy? Written by Brian Moses, this humorous picture book explores different things that might make children feel shy, for example being asked to speak in class, going to a party or doing something new. Different ways of dealing with shyness are then set out with mum and dad dinosaur explaining how they sometimes are shy too and giving examples of how they try to overcome these feelings. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light-touch to these stories, helping children to learn about their feelings in a fun and light-hearted way. Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of this book show how to approach these issues with children. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; William Worrydactyl; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Anna Angrysaurus; Samuel Scaredosaurus.

Author Biography

Brian Moses lives in the small Sussex village of Crowhurst with his wife Anne, a loopy labrador called Honey and a collection of bad-tempered chickens. He first worked as a teacher but has now been a professional children,s poet since 1988. Brian also visits schools to run writing workshops and perform his own poetry and percussion shows. He has made several appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, been writer in residence at Castle Cornet on Guernsey, on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway and at RAF schools in Cyprus. Recently he has visited several International schools in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, France and Ireland. He has performed his poetry at Borders on Second Avenue, New York and in September 2006 he was invited to Iceland to take part in ,Kids in the Marsh, - a festival of children,s poetry and song. At the request of Prince Charles he spoke at the Prince,s Summer School for Teachers in 2007 at Cambridge University. He is one of ten children,s poets invited by then Poet Laureate Andrew Motion to feature on the National Poetry Archive.
Release date NZ
March 10th, 2015
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Collection
Contributor
Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Full-colour illustrations
Imprint
Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Pages
32
Dimensions
190x210x3
ISBN-13
9780750280877
Product ID
21429395

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