Surviving and finding a safe place to lay her eggs is difficult for
Hypsilophodon with dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex around.
When she falls into a mysterious pool and finds herself on a modern farm there
are still problems. Finally she finds a safe place to hatch her babies, but how
can she keep thirteen baby dinosaurs safe and secret? When the farmer catches
one – Hector – and plans to take him to the vet, it’s up to Hypsilophodon and
her fiesty daughter, Henrietta, to get him back.
After adaring rescue, Hypsilophodon takes all her youngsters back through the
mysterious pool to her own world.
About the Author.
Julia Donaldson has a fast-growing reputation as a children’s writer. She won
the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for The Gruffalo, illustrated by
Axel Scheffler. Since then, Julie and Axel have collaborated on a number of
highly successful and award-winning picture books, including The Gruffalo’s
Child and Room on the Broom. Julia lives in Glasgow.”