A humorous, rhyming dinosaur tale about determination and learning that having fun isn’t always about being the best.
Diplodocus Dinah is great at everything! She is an excellent speller; she plays piano; she paints masterpieces; and she knits. There's nothing she can't do and no competition she can't win. But when the Surfing Contest comes to Dino Town, Dinah discovers that surfing is something she just can’t do! For the first time ever, Dinah doesn’t win a competition. Will she be devastated? Or will she decide that there’s more to having fun than winning? A fun, humorous story about perseverance, and learning that you might not always be the best.
About the Author
Smriti Prasadam-Halls is an internationally best-selling, award-winning children's author, published in more than 35 languages worldwide. She began her career at the BBC and worked for several years as a writer and editor in children's publishing and television before taking up writing full time. She lives in London with her husband and three sons, reading, writing, and eating sticky buns.
Richard Merritt has been an illustrator for 15 years after graduating from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Kingston University. Richard has worked on many varied projects, from children's books and packaging to magazines and costume illustration for Hollywood films. When he is not drawing, Richard enjoys all types of culture. He takes in the wealth of art and theater that London has to offer on a regular basis, and is a long-suffering fan of the Tottenham Hotspur football club.