Where Do Dinosaurs Go on Vacation?

Children - Picture Book
38 Pages
Reviewed on 11/21/2022
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Author Biography

Kim Ann is a bestselling author known for her engaging and award-winning children's books, which ignite a passion for reading. Since 2019, Kim has introduced 18 enchanting picture books (plus an additional ten titles), with sales exceeding 100,000+ books and e-books worldwide.

Her works include Amazon Teachers' Pick Ruby the Rainbow Witch®, Goldy the Puppy®, and the adventurous Go On Vacation series. Her dedication to literacy shines through her diverse collection, which includes engaging STEM and SEL titles such as Ten Little Sandpipers, Ten Little Starfish, and her new release, Ten Little Sea Turtles, alongside the empowering (and student favorite) Ninja School Rules.

Recognized for her dynamic outreach, Kim takes her literary magic on the road, enchanting audiences at local events, schools, libraries, and national expos. With a wealth of experience engaging students through classroom visits, whole-school presentations, career days, and literacy nights, Kim eagerly anticipates the opportunity to inspire and captivate your school community.

Embrace the magic of storytelling with Kim Ann – your students' literary journey awaits!

    Book Review

Reviewed by Sarah Stuart for Readers' Favorite

Where do dinosaurs go on vacation? They have yet to decide. When the story opens, a group of six dinosaurs is looking at drawings on the rock wall and the question is where do they dream of going. This is followed by all sorts of ideas, all beautifully illustrated by Nejla Shojaie. Lots of them include toys, and some animals other than dinosaurs. Eventually, the dialogue moves on to the transport they might use. A car, a train, or a bus? Cartoon-style humans appear at the very end, all peering through binoculars in the hope that they may get their wish – to see a dinosaur! Where Do Dinosaurs Go on Vacation? by Kim Ann is an entertaining book likely to enchant children and the perfect length for a bedtime story.

Where Do Dinosaurs Go on Vacation? by Kim Ann had me fascinated. Written as dialogue, the story favors rhyming couplets that children love. There is plenty in Nejla Shojaie’s drawings to keep the attention of youngsters while they are listening – the language is simple, but not geared toward learner readers. The thing that impressed me most when I experimented with reading aloud was that no names are used that a child has to remember. It is just Mom, Grandma, or a carer telling them an intriguing story. The book is on my gift list for toddlers and pre-schoolers in my life! This is a captivatingly different bedtime book sure to earn its place on any child’s bookshelf.