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Evelyn Sibley Lampman
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When published in 1955, The Shy Stegosaurus of Cricket Creek was chosen as a Junior Literary Guild selection. The novel was so popular that Lampman followed it seven years later with a sequel, The Shy Stegosaurus of Indian Springs. Enjoyable as a fanciful and lively adventure story, the novel also provides other pleasures. The story centers on two children who are trying to save their failing ranch; they are befriended and helped by the title character, a dinosaur called George, who has somehow survived for tens of millions of years. An armored dinosaur, the stegosaurus was about eighteen feet long, its huge bulk protected by a double row of large triangular bony plates projecting along its back and ending in four three-foot tall upright spikes on its great tail. Countering this fearsome description in the text, the illustrations by Hubert Buel show George to be quite genial and friendly...

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