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Revenge of the Dinotrux

By Chris Gall (Hardcover Book, 2012)
THE DINOTRUX ARE BACK... AND LOOKING FOR A SNACK!

Millions of years ago, DINOTRUX ruled the earth. But in the present day, people rule them! Their rusty fossils have spent decades stuck in a drafty museum surrounded by screaming kids, and now they're ready to break out and let off some really old steam.

HONNNK!!! DINOTRUX ARE ON THE LOOSE!

Garbageadon eats cars, Craneosaurus peeks in windows, and Tyrannosaurus Trux climbs a skyscraper... Who will win the mighty standoff between man and prehistoric beast? Find out in this rip-roaring sequel to Chris Gall's highly praised Dinotrux, featuring all your favorite trux and some never-before-seen ones!
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $16.99 US/$18.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316132886

    • On Sale Date: 05/01/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book

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THE DINOTRUX ARE BACK... AND LOOKING FOR A SNACK!

Millions of years ago, DINOTRUX ruled the earth. But in the present day, people rule them! Their rusty fossils have spent decades stuck in a drafty museum surrounded by screaming kids, and now they're ready to break out and let off some really old steam.

HONNNK!!! DINOTRUX ARE ON THE LOOSE!

Garbageadon eats cars, Craneosaurus peeks in windows, and Tyrannosaurus Trux climbs a skyscraper... Who will win the mighty standoff between man and prehistoric beast? Find out in this rip-roaring sequel to Chris Gall's highly praised Dinotrux, featuring all your favorite trux and some never-before-seen ones!

Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dear Fish, There's Nothing to Do on Mars, and Dinotrux, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2009. His books have received numerous starred reviews and awards including a Borders Original Voices Book for 2006 for Dear Fish and a Kirkus Best Children's Book for 2008 for There's Nothing to Do on Mars. Chris has won a multitude of awards from organizations like the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts Magazine, and is also the illustrator of America the Beautiful, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2004. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.
  • * "Gall's dinosaur/machine mash-ups are, once again, the star of the show, commanding attention (and generating laughs) in every action-filled, rust-toned scene."
    (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

  • "Young fans of all things big and noisy will make trax for this dynamic dino-diversion."
    (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Dramatic, full-page illustrations brim with the energy of these fierce machines.... A fun follow-up, appealing to old and new fans alike." (School Library Journal).

  • "Chock full of personality.... This is sure to be a winner with elementary readers." (Library Media Connection).

  • Praise for Substitute Creacher:

    * "This is a delicious little shocker of a picture book that ought to whip your crowd of youngsters into a shrieking, laughing frenzy."
    (Booklist, starred review).

  • * "Combines humor and a touch of magic.... certain to provide more than a few laughs." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

  • "Explosive, cinematic panels; retro Ben-Day dot patterns allude to classic funnies." (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for Dinotrux:
    * "Comically overheated narration... fire-roasted settings and hilariously imagined creatures." (Publisher's Weekly, starred review).

  • * "This title will be hard to keep on the shelves." (School Library Journal, starred review).

  • * "Dinotrux ruled their world, now they're likely to rule this one too. Bellow on!" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

  • Praise for There's Nothing to Do on Mars:
    A Kirkus Best Children's Book of 2008

  • "Dazzling illustrations...Witty details abound." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

  • "This book will be popular with young explorers who have dreamed of interstellar travel." (School Library Journal).

  • "[Gall] produces his linocut-style compositions with hand-engraved, clay-coated boards, and the smooth results are striking." (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for Dear Fish:
    "A gold mine...Gall's art will hook more than a few readers." (School Library Journal).

  • "Gall's palette is well thought out and tasteful....Graceful parallel lines, thickening and thinning, create a strong sense of form and light." (The New York Times).

  • "This tongue-in-cheek outing will engage readers with a taste for the surreal." (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Gall... adds his own quirky humor to this inviting escapade." (Publishers Weekly).

  • Praise for America the Beautiful:
    A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2004

  • "A striking treatment." (Booklist, starred review).

  • (Publishers Weekly).

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Revenge of the Dinotrux
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $16.99 US/$18.50 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 9" x 11-3/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316132886
  • On Sale Date: 05/01/2012
Revenge of the Dinotrux