The Girl and the Dinosaur by Hollie Hughes, illustrated by Sarah Massini

About the book

In a town by the seaside, Marianne is often seen foraging on the beach. But she isn’t playing with children her own age. Instead Marianne is alone, and digging for dinosaur bones to build a special sort of companion.

Then, one night, she goes to sleep wishing with all her heart that her dinosaur might come to life . . .

Published by Bloomsbury

The Girl and the Dinosaur cover

About the creators

When I was a little girl, I loved nothing better than reading and writing.  If I didn’t have my head in the book of a favourite author (like Roald Dahl or Enid Blyton), then I would be making a picture book of my own – or putting together some madcap variety show with my friends.  I thought that I would be an author when I grew up.

Hollie Hughes

The Girl and the Dinosaur

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