Daryl loves the dinosaur book he checked out from the library; it takes him on roaring, stomping dinosaur adventures! So Daryl is unhappy when he has to return it, and he'll do anything to get his book back! Daryl loves to play with his favorite library book about dinosaurs. His imagination takes him to prehistoric places, and he pretends to be a triceratops, microraptor, and even a T. rex! But Daryl does not want to share his book, so when he has to return it to the library, Daryl goes wild. Using all of his dinosaur skills, Daryl tries his best to get his book back! But when a clever librarian notices Daryl's passion, she encourages him to share his favorite book and make some new friends along the way. This playful, silly, funny, tale about reading, books, and sharing is sure to be a hit with any child.
Author: Viviane Elbee Publisher: Little Bee Books Published: 03/01/2022 Pages: 32 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 0.85lbs Size: 11.20h x 8.70w x 0.40d ISBN: 9781499811742 Audience: Ages 4-8
Review Citation(s): Foreword 02/27/2022
About the Author Viviane Elbee has always loved libraries and books, beginning with the tales of "Petit Ours Brun" (Little Brown Bear), which she quickly learned to share with her sisters. I WANT MY BOOK BACK is Viviane's second book, following her authorial debut, TEACH YOUR GIRAFFE TO SKI. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and two book-devouring dinos. VivianeElbee.com
Nicole Miles was a card designer for Hallmark for years before becoming a full-time freelancer in 2020. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and David Fickling Books, among others. Her graphic novel Barbara was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2017. She lives in West Yorkshire (UK) with her pet snake and human boyfriend. nicolemillo.com