I had this book from when I started teaching and so glad I can read it to Dino now. While he doesn’t get the puns, he thinks the pics and comments from the food are funny. Reading this Dino brought back lots of memories and I had always hoped I would have my own kid to read this too.
- the pretzels did a twist…
- the chocolates kissed…
- the hot dogs started barking…
- the rice got steamed and popped the corn…\
- the bananas peeled out
- the chowder clammed up
I love that it’s all clay…adds a special quality to the book.
As a result of reading this book, Dinosaur promptly went to the fridge and gave orders to the food to not get up at night or they would be in big trouble. When he eats he also talks to his food or has them talk to each other. It’s pretty funny to watch.
I wanted to print out foods that we eat and have Dino paste them on paper and dictate a dictate the conversation Dino thinks they are having, but time got away from us…perhaps next time I can do this.
We recently borrowed Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp, also written by Carol Diggory Shields. Dino enjoyed reading this, but thought how the dinosaurs became “you stink” extinct was silly, even though he enjoyed showing off his dance moves.
I’d like to also borrow. Anybody read these? How were they?
Do you think Dino will enjoy them?