One day, a boy called Nathan finds three doors hidden at the bottom his garden. Each one has a carving of a dinosaur on it. In each book, Nathan journeys back to the land of the dinosaurs, where he makes friends and learns to face enemies.
This book contains one page of writing, and one page of simple illustrations, making it the perfect transition between picture books and chapter books for older children.
You can also download free dino-directories:
Book One: Timmy Diplodocus
Nathan goes through the door to the Jurassic, where he finds a hot world with open planes. He meets a talking dinosaur called Timmy, who is a Diplodocus. They play hide and seek until two hungry, meat-eating Allosaurus ask to join in. Nathan has to be brave, and while the Allosaurus are counting, he and Timmy manage to run back to the safety of the Diplodocus herd.
Book Two: Gilly Giganotosaurus
Nathan goes through the door to the Cretaceous, where he meets a sleeping dinosaur called Gilly. She is a giganotosaurus, a meat-eating dinosaur but Nathan isn't afraid. When she goes back to sleep, he begins to explore, until he is surrounded by Veloicraptor. Gilly saves him, because he is the only person who has stopped to talk to her in a long time without being afraid.
Book Three: Steve Thecodontosaurus
Nathan goes through the door to the Triassic, here the world is a hot desert. He is looking for the dinosaur on the door, but finds a pair of Dicynodonts. They give him directions to the watering hole where he finds an ancient crocodile called Postosuchus. Finally he meets Steve the Thecodontosaurus, and they party in the cool of the night before Nathan has to go back home. The Dicynodonts help him find his way back to the doorway home.
All three books available together in this bargain bundle.