Rating: 2.5 stars
Since we were on the hunt for dinosaur books for my twin nieces' upcoming birthday, and because we are fans of Giles Andreae, we couldn't not check out this book from the library.
|Captain Flinn himself|
But, alas, it's not for us. I can see some kids liking it more than us--I mean, the fact that it's got dinosaurs and pirates in the title will be a selling point for many. In my opinion, I think it takes too many pages to get to the actual pirate part of the book. I know fights are sort of part of life, but battles with swords and cannons and fierce fighting aren't my favorite for my kids right now. I think the fact that they're dinosaurs is really random but...maybe dinosaur-obsessed kids like my nieces wouldn't care at all. And I know that there are a few sequels to this book, so obviously some kids liked it!