Dexter T. Rexter is going to school. But will anyone like him?Tomorrow is the biggest event ever in Dexters life: his best friend, Jack, is taking him to school for Show and Tell Day! Dexter has been getting ready for weeks. But now hes a little nervous. What if the other kids dont like him? So Dexter decides to come up with a plan. Hell wear a costume. Dinosaurs in bunny ears look good, right? Hell recite state capitals starting withuhaher. Then he realizes something. He cant dance. He cant recite things. He doesnt have ANY skills. Whats a dino to do?This comical, interactive tale of belonging, friendship, anticipation, and first-day-at-school jitters lets readers experience the excitement and nervousness along with Dexterand even offer him a little advice along the way....
|Title||:||It's Show and Tell, Dexter!|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||32 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
It's Show and Tell, Dexter! Reviews
This adorable picture book tells the story of Dexter who's nervous about the upcoming show and tell day at school, because he's a stuffed animal that's going to be taken to school by his owner to be shown. I love the point of view of this story, and it's fun to think of all the ways this stuffed dinosaur wants to spice up his appearance - costumes, tricks, etc. This might be a fun mentor text to share with young writers to help them create stories from another person's or thing's point of view.
Received this book today after winning it in a Goodreads contest. It is absolutely adorable and fits in well with other dinosaur/school stories that are new this year. My favorite part, I think, was when he was wearing the Elvis jumpsuit with the T-rex on the side in sequins. And the end, which is simply saying - just be yourself!
Dexter is a toy dinosaur with issues. This time, it is the anxiety called "Show and Tell". He is excited, yet nervous. He details his anxieties with the reader, finally deciding that all is fine when his owner Jack takes him to school and he finds out Show and Tell is a breeze!
Ward uses a combination of uppercase and bold font to help convey the strength of the anxiety. Dexter's one-sided conversation is a riot to read aloud. Her illustrations were created using printmaking in, colored pencil an ...more
Dexter’s catchy little tune always puts a smile on my boys face - after we finish either of Wards Dexter T Rexter books my son does a little dance and hums the rhythm (I’ve sung it in) of the song.
Great read for parents and their kiddos.
This book was super cute! I read it to my son and he loves the high energy and excitement. I loved that it was exactly what I would have said!