Danger, Dinosaurs!

Canadian Flyer Adventures

By Frieda Wishinsky and Dean Griffiths

From 6 to 9 | 96 pages

Since discovering the Canadian Flyer, a magical time-traveling sled, in Emily’s attic, Matt and Emily have met fearsome pirates in Frobisher Bay. In Danger, Dinosaurs!, Emily and Matt are off to the Cretaceous period in the Alberta Badlands to fulfill every child’s fantasy of getting up close with a dinosaur. Maiasaura, Lambeosaurus, and T-rex, oh my!

In this, the second book in the popular Canadian Flyer Adventures series, author Frieda Wishinsky weaves well-researched and accurate historical facts into her compelling, kid-friendly storytelling, while Dean Griffith’s evocative illustrations situate readers perfectly in place and time. At the end of their adventure, Emily and Matt share additional facts about dinosaurs and dinosaur hunters, and Wishinsky gives additional facts here too, in an informative Q&A format.

The books are fun to read, full of adventure and provide just the right amount of Canadian history without feeling like a school lesson…Boys are sure to especially love the illustrations of the ferocious-looking T-rex chasing Emily and Matt across the pages…Highly recommended. - CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials
What child can resist a great adventure? Add in the element of time travel and you have a sure winner on your hands! […] Our youngest generation can learn for themselves that Canadian history is NOT boring…and have lots of fun along the way. - Canadian Children's Book News
…will appeal to all budding Paleontologists and the appended fact sheets will support school projects and further reading. A terrific new series addition for all collections. - Resource Links
Short chapters, exciting topics and lots of adventure make this an ideal series for newly independent readers. Fans of the Magic Tree House series will devour this Canadian alternative. - Toronto Town Crier (The Flying Dragon Bookshop Recommends…)
This wonderful new Canadian historical adventure series combines magic and history to whisk young readers away on adventure…A fun way to learn about Canada’s past. - BC Parent
The Canadian Flyer Adventures…impart Canadian facts and history, while telling an exciting story…[Readers] will enjoy these stories and learn something about Canada while doing so! - Quebec Home & School News
Frieda Wishinsky succeeds in transporting the reader back in time with her new Canadian Flyer Adventure series. This reviewer gives this new historical time travel series 5 magical stars. - Sarah’s Stars
Canadian Toy Testing Council, Top 10 Great Books, 2009

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