We Don't Eat Our Classmates!

We Don't Eat Our Classmates!

eBook - 2018
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It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.
Publisher: [United States] : Disney Book Group, 2018.
ISBN: 9781368041805
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: We do not eat our classmates


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ArapahoeMaryA Jul 25, 2019

A fun story with some great reminders about the importance of being kind and considerate. Perfect for kids going into kindergarten, but an entertaining read for just about anybody.

SCL_Alli Jul 12, 2019

This book is not only hilarious but well written, clever and has a great message. Both parents and children will appreciate how this book takes a seemingly boring topic like biting is not ok and turns it into a funny and somewhat cheeky story about a young dinosaur who can't seem to stop herself from eating her classmates and then doesn't understand why she has no friends. It's a favourite in my house for all ages!

A pointed lesson about being nice to others coupled with great perspective (both in the sizes of the characters and in understanding how others feel). Though there is a strong lesson, young readers (and listeners) will love the humor inherent in a t-rex going to school in a class of human children.

Jun 09, 2019

This a beautifully illustrated book with a good message that was very highly rated (it is also the rare, sought after picture book that has so many holds and took me forever to check out). It just didn't resonate with the children I shared it with compared to "The Giant Jumperee" which they loved. Maybe it is more popular with boys.

IndyPL_LindsayH May 19, 2019

This book is hilarious, but also has a great message. Penelope, the T-Rex, is in a class full of children and she has a tough controlling her appetite around them. By the end of the book she learns that is not fun to be a snack.

JCLHeatherC May 14, 2019

Sometimes you need a reminder as to why it isn't nice to do things to others. This is that cute reminder.

May 06, 2019

Very well done. Every illustration is adorable and fun, and the humor is just the right mix of almost-but-not-actually dark. Maybe there was a lesson in there but I was having too much fun to notice.

Feb 27, 2019

This. Book. Is. HILARIOUS! I love that the story subtly teaches diversity (we're all the same on the inside. Children are just tastier) as well as learning to get along. There are so many layers to this story. I highly recommend this, even to adults who'd like a good laugh!

ArapahoeKati Jan 18, 2019

Absolutely darling and fun. Love the bright illustrations. One of my favorite picture books of 2018.

IndyPL_JosephL Dec 20, 2018

An absolutely hilarious story of a little dinosaur who can't help eating her human classmates--and who can blame her since we're apparently so delicious. On top of it's great sense of humor, though, this book is excellent for teaching empathy, the Golden Rule, and maybe even the importance of impulse control.

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ArapahoeMaryA Jul 25, 2019

Sometimes it's hard to make friends, said her dad. Especially if you eat them. You see, Penelope, children are the same as us on the inside. Just tastier.


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