About this Book Nicholas wants to be as brave as his dad, but he needs help. That’s why he needs a dinosaur.. With his toy dinosaur, Nicholas can scale tall walls, even score a goal against the huge goalie everyone calls Gorilla. But when the dinosaur goes missing, all is scary again. Luckily, his dad knows that even the bravest people can get scared, and it’s okay to ask for help facing your fears. A heartwarming father-son story about bravery and facing fears.
Reviews from Around the World "[Choldenko's] knowing, understated storytelling and Santat’s warm, expressive spreads give full credence to the fears that weigh on kids, as well as the presences—both real and imagined—that can help alleviate them."—Kirkus
"Choldenko excels in creating believable characters whose empathy and emotional quotients match their other successes. . . This works as a story about bravery, as well as a paean to dads."—Booklist
"This is a modern story reminiscent of Dumbo and his “magic” feather that readers will enjoy as they explore the ideas of bravery, ability, and what lies inside each of us".—School Library Journal