Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree


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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
8.6 X 0.5 X 9.5 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Liz Climo grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Los Angeles after college to work as a character artist on The Simpsons. She is the illustrator of You Don't Want a Unicorn! and Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back?, as well as the author and illustrator of the Rory the Dinosaur series, You're Mom, Please Don't Eat Me, The Little World of Liz Climo, Lobster is the Best Medicine, and Best Bear Ever! Liz currently lives with her husband, their daughter, and their dog Shooby. You can see more of her work at or on Instagram (@LizClimo).


"Climo's crisp, ever-adorable cartoons show the two teeter-tottering, playing dress-up, and sharing a bubble bath. It's a cheerfully absurd portrait of unconditional love."--Publishers Weekly
"Climo's sweet digital illustrations brim with vibrant colors, and young listeners will enjoy noting the many witty visual details.... A perfect lap-sit title or story hour choice."--Booklist
Praise for Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet "The cartoon-style illustrations, achieved with "digital magic," are set off with plenty of white space, is an appealing read-aloud. Children just developing a sense of humor will appreciate the innocent silliness of the tale."

--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree "Simple but satisfying, with the caring...theme of enjoying the holiday with friends and family."--Kirkus Reviews
"The delights are in the details in Rory the dinosaur's third picture book.... A total charmer."--Publishers Weekly
"An appealing read-aloud that will have fans of Rory and his dad celebrating."--School Library Journal