From the bestselling, trusted team behind the Dino Tales: Life Guides for Families series (1.5 million copies sold life to date!) comes this introductory guide that encourages even the littlest ones to become engaged citizens.
Using a direct style and kid-friendly dinosaur art as an entry point into tough but important topics is the Dino Tales formula for success. Democracy for Dinosaurs takes key values on every parent's mind and gives them tools to showyoung readers how things they do every single day can be guided by principles we must share in a democratic society: freedom, fairness, the rule of law, equality, respect for free speech, and respect for the truth. By modeling accessible ways to practice being a good citizen, kids will see they are part of their country and that they have an important role to play.
Other Dino Tales: Life Guides for Families
How to Be a Friend
Dinosaurs Divorce
When Dinosaurs Die


Praise for Dinosaurs Divorce:
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

*"Prediction: this will become a real 'security blanket' for those young readers in need."
---School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for How to Be a Friend:
"Will be very useful to parents, teachers, and other caregivers of young children--on a daily, if not hourly, basis."
---The Horn Book

"The approachable illustrations implement cheery comics panels featuring anthropomorphized dinosaurs in a variety of relatable scenarios to explain fairness and its relationships to rules and laws, voting as a means of choosing and expressing individual opinions, and the tricky differences between truth, opinion, and belief."—Booklist
"The inviting second-person text speaks directly to 'kid citizens', encouraging them to view themselves as participants in our government...This optimistic and accessible guide to civic responsibility concludes with the charge to 'Stand Up for Democracy' -- a message now more important than ever."—Horn Book
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Dino Tales: Life Guides for Families