What is The World of Dinosaur Roar!?
The World of Dinosaur Roar! is a series of children’s books and characters created by Peter Curtis, published by Macmillan Children’s Books and produced in association with the Natural History Museum in London.
What we’re about
- Telling great stories!
- Captivating and engaging pre-schoolers during their key ‘dinosaur phase’
- Portraying dinosaurs in an accurate and authentic way, whilst remaining child-friendly
- Teaching dinosaur fans age-appropriate facts
- Providing pronunciation guides to help say those difficult words!
- Making sure everything – from the artwork and characters, to the pronunciation guides and facts – are endorsed by the world’s leading museums and informed by the latest paleontological research
About the Author
Peter Curtis is a Welsh-born author, creator and producer of children’s characters, books and television series, including some of the most successful animated television shows for young children, including Bob The Builder, Rubbadubbers and The Koala Brothers. With over twenty-five years' experience in children's media, he is the writer and creator of The World of Dinosaur Roar!
The Picture Book Classic
The World of Dinosaur Roar! was inspired by the classic picture book Dinosaur Roar! by Paul Stickland and Henrietta Stickland, first published by Ragged Bears Publishing in 1992.
Natural History Museum
‘The World of Dinosaur Roar’ has been developed in association with the Natural History Museum in London. This amazing institution is known all over the world. It is often considered the grandfather of all natural history museums. It’s founder, Sir Richard Owen, even invented the word dinosaur in 1842.
Macmillan Children’s Books
The World of Dinosaur Roar! books are published by Macmillan Children’s Books, an imprint of Pan Macmillan.
Pan Macmillan is the UK general book publishing arm of the Macmillan Group, which operates in over 70 countries. Its imprints include Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, One Boat, Tor, Macmillan Children's Books, Macmillan Collectors Library, Kingfisher, Campbell Books and Two Hoots. Pan Macmillan was named Publisher of the Year at The Bookseller Industry Awards in May 2015, May 2017 and again in June 2020. www.panmacmillan.com
The World of Dinosaur Roar! Discovery Trail
The World of Dinosaur Roar! Discovery Trail is a dinosaur trail which runs through beautiful woodlands at three farm parks in the UK. Specifically designed for young children, the trail has life-size dinosaur models based on the characters in the books. Along the way, you can find out facts about each of the dinosaurs on the trail.
Activities to do at home
Check out our Activities page for fun things to do at home. There’s colouring, dot to dots, spot the difference, mazes, games and much, much more. Click on the activity you like to download. We have lots more activities coming soon.