Have You Seen My Invisible Dinosaur?

Candlewick. May 2023. 32p. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9781536226256.
PreS-Gr 1–Yoon skillfully spins an adorable tale about an imaginative child, taking readers on a humorous adventure as the child searches for a dinosaur who happens to be invisible. Children with overactive imaginations will easily identify with the struggle. The child explains that the dino got loose during bath time. Dino’s favorite snack is prepared and signs declaring that the invisible dinosaur is lost are posted. It’s all very valiant, but neither works. Then the child summons all the imaginative powers available. In this story, both detailed with the child’s imaginings and intentionally sparse with mixed-media illustrations, readers will absorb a simple yet compelling journey.
VERDICT A solid story time pick for preschoolers, or to use as a prompt for a delightful back-and-forth.

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