For updates regarding our operations during the COVID-19 outbreak, please click here

How to buy


more titles by James Howe

more titles by Randy Cecil

Randy Cecil’s bio

view other editions


author: James Howe
illustrator: Randy Cecil

Brontorina knows, deep in her heart, that she is meant to be a ballerina. James Howe’s lovable dinosaur is of a size outmatched only by her determination, and has talent outmatched only by her charm. Accompanied by Randy Cecil’s beguiling illustrations, here is an irresistible story that proves that no problem is too big when the heart and imagination know no bounds.

"A hugely sympathetic heroine." — Booklist (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$7.99 / $0.00
1536221562 /  9781536221565
on sale date:
Picture Books / EBook
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Animals; Social Themes; Performing Arts;
author’s comments:
James Howe is the acclaimed author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the E. B. White Read Aloud Award–winning Houndsley and Catina and its sequels, as well as the much-lauded series about Bunnicula. He lives in New York State.
illustrator’s comments:
Randy Cecil has illustrated many books for children, including Looking For a Moose by Phyllis Root, And Here's To You! by David Elliott. He is also the author-illustrator of Gator and Duck. Randy Cecil lives in Houston.
browse by:

view options