Thesaurus Has a Secret by Anya Glazer

A Kids’ Indie Next List pick! From author-illustrator Anya Glazer comes a humorous picture e book for dinosaur fanatics and word fanatics of all ages. Thesaurus is an regular dinosaur. A very regular dinosaur . . . Who just occurs to like words. And the opposite dinos recognize that’s simply who he is. But behind his verbose and fancy language, Thesaurus has also been retaining something absolutely, very, extremely pinnacle secret. But as his lies start to stack up, someone begins to notice. And if the other dinos find out what Thesaurus is hiding, they won’t think he’s such a regular dinosaur after all. 

Description

Meet Thesaurus, a friendly but slightly strange dinosaur. His domestic is a tropical paradise in which friendly pastel-colored dinosaurs frolic and splash, snacking on coconuts or nibbling particularly scrumptious leaves. They are a glad group—but Thesaurus doesn’t pretty sense like he suits in. Like the other dinosaurs, Thesaurus likes to eat, swim, play and wrestle. But he is also hiding a secret.

It seems that Thesaurus is a prehistoric bibliophile. He devours books like the other dinos eat foliage. He concerns that his love of books and words makes him a tad one of a kind from the relaxation of his dinosaur clan, so when he settles in to read, he’s cautious to stay out of sight. But on one fateful day, he forgets himself and realizes he’s been studying aloud! Have the others heard him? Will they make fun of him? How will he in shape in whilst the aspect that makes him stand out is some thing he loves?

With his pleasantly plump form, pleased disposition and prevailing smile—not to say his erudite vocabulary—Thesaurus is the sort of picture e book protagonist that storytime goals are made of. Using colourful beach hues to color her whimsical illustrations, Anya Glazer’s palette of punched-up pastels pairs with a clever, lighthearted narrative to make for a tale that’s both active and engaging. Thesaurus Has A Secret is a satisfying and reassuring story for everybody who’s ever concerned about following the crowd.

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