Celebrate International Dinosaur Month

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October is International Dinosaur Month and that means it’s dino time at the library! The library is full of great books, movies, and documentaries about our favorite larger-than-life reptiles. You can come into any of our nine library branches to check one out, or visit online 24/7 with our Libby and Hoopla apps.

Here are a couple of my favorite books about dinosaurs in order to get you and your family in the mood to celebrate. All three books are available through the Terrebonne Parish Library System and you can reserve a copy today at www.mytpl.org.




We Are the Dinosaurs

Written by Laurie Berkner

Illustrated by Ben Clanton

Based on musician Laurie Berkner’s hit song, We Are the Dinosaurs, this book follows a group of colorful dinosaurs as they march around making the earth flat. And, while they do take some breaks from their hard work to eat, snack and take naps, don’t forget that they can still very much ROAR!





We Don’t Eat Our Classmates

Written and Illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins

Penelope Rex is anxious about starting her first day of school. She doesn’t know what her school is going to be like. But she came prepared with her bag and her lunch, and when she walked into her room on the first day, she discovered that her class was full of…children! So she had no choice but to eat them. They were delicious! But eating your classmates doesn’t make making friends very easy. Will Penelope find a way to stop eating her classmates so she can start making friends?


Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Volume 1: BFF

Written by Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare

Illustrated by Natacha Bustos

Lunella Lafayette is smart. Genius smart. And she’s inhuman. Her goal in life is to use her smarts to change the world, but she’s worried that her inhuman genes are going to get in the way. But when a gigantic dinosaur is teleported from the past into her very real present, Lunella will have to find a way to make it work. Is she destined to become BFFs with a dinosaur or become its dinner?


By Naomi Hurtienne Magola, Youth Services Librarian