Shortlisted for the Best Children's Book at the State Literary Awards 2019
Nominated for the Gratiaen Prize
Do you wish you could actually meet a Dinosaur?
Ronan is dealing with a crisis. He and his parents have just moved into an old mansion to look after his Grandmother who requires assistance. Ronan is very introverted and anxious and even refuses to venture out of the house. Everything changes when he makes an unexpected friend - a dinosaur. Scoot introduces the young boy to new experiences, new adventures, and new friends (including an Archaeopteryx) and helps him gain some self-confidence. However, all good things must come to an end...and more change and upheaval are on the way...
MOVING home, the ILLNESS of a loved one, LONELINESS can all lead to childhood ANXIETY. This chapter book shows that help can come from the most surprising of places, and all you really need is FAMILY and FRIENDSHIP.
This edition includes Comprehension and Analysis Questions for Children age 8 - 12 to empathize and understand
Nadishka Aloysius is a teacher, actor, author, and blogger. Being a teacher of Drama and English Language with 20 years experience, and a mother of two little sons who love story time, she finds inspiration in the little everyday details of life. Ronan's Dinosaur, her debut novel, was shortlisted for the State Literary Awards in 2019