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A charming and comical story told with simple text and delightful illustrations sure to entertain young children. Sid likes scaring his friends with his mighty roar, but when Sid loses his voice, will his friends wish he hadn’t? With rhyming text that children will love to join in with time and time again.

Book information

18 months+
ISBN: 9781409550273
Extent: 24 pages
Dimensions: 250 x 250mm
Andy Elkerton

Author information

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

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“The Dinosaur Who Lost his Roar”
My 5 year old daughter enjoyed reading this as she likes dinosaurs. Our local library has just got some of these Usborne First Reading books in - they seem appealing to new readers.

Press reviews

“For every parent, child and teacher weary of the monotony of the average reading scheme, Usborne’s First Reading series will offer rays of sunlight. The books are carefully levelled and offer a huge variety of accessible and fun, fiction and non-fiction.”

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