On Our Shelves Now
The wacky robots from the award-winning apps, videos, and Netflix show, Ask the Storybots, now star in their own early readers. This one is about everyone’s favorite dinosaur!
Fans of the StoryBots will recognize the colorful art from the hugely popular dinosaur video “Tyrannosaurus Rex” on YouTube. A gigantic body and super-sharp teeth make the Tyrannosaurus rex the most fearsome of the dinosaurs. Just don’t make fun of those tiny arms! This rhyming Step 1 Science Reader will entertain while imparting simple facts about the most popular carnivorous dinosaur of all.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
Accolades for the StoryBots digital media:
Appy Award for Best Book App
Teacher's Choice Award
Editor’s Choice—Children’s Technology Review
Family Choice Award
Parents’ Choice Award
Cynopsis Kids !magination Award for best educational mobile app
About the Author
GREGG and EVAN SPIRIDELLIS are brothers and the founders of StoryBots and JibJab Bros. Studios. Their digital media company is dedicated to making award-winning online entertainment and educational content, which has been seen by hundreds of millions of viewers. You can find all the StoryBots videos, apps, games, and activities at StoryBots.com and on YouTube, and you can watch Ask the StoryBots on Netflix. JibJab Bros. Studios is based in Venice, California.
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