The Most Fantastic Dinosaur Books for Preschool

Here's a complete list of books to build important reading skills for your little dino fan.
Jun 17, 2022



The Most Fantastic Dinosaur Books for Preschool

Jun 17, 2022

Many preschoolers are enamored with all things dinosaurs, and it's easy to see why! With fearsome roars and awe-worthy features like sharp teeth, long necks, and enormous wings, dinosaurs are often a gateway to introducing your child to fun and exciting STEM subjects like science. 

If your preschool-aged child loves dinosaurs, this list of expert-chosen titles will entertain them while developing their key early reading skills. Use their favorite dino characters — or introduce them to new ones — to build a strong foundation for reading comprehension, reading stamina, and sight words. With bright illustrations, loveable characters, and easy-to-follow narratives, these dinosaur books are essential for your little reader's library. 

Encourage a love of reading with help from our guide, which includes book recommendations by interest, tips for getting your child to read for fun, and much more.

Shop the best books about dinosaurs for preschoolers below! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store, where you will get free shipping on book-only orders over $25.

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