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It’s Show and Tell, DEXTER!
by Lindsay Ward
Dexter T. Rexter is going to school. But will anyone like him?
Tomorrow is the biggest event ever in Dexter’s life: his best friend, Jack, is taking him to school for Show and Tell Day! Dexter has been getting ready for weeks. But now he’s a little nervous. What if the other kids don’t like him? So Dexter decides to come up with a plan. He’ll wear a costume. Dinosaurs in bunny ears look good, right? He’ll recite state capitals starting with…uh…ah…er. Then he realizes something. He can’t dance. He can’t recite things. He doesn’t have ANY skills. What’s a dino to do?
This comical, interactive tale of belonging, friendship, anticipation, and first-day-at-school jitters lets readers experience the excitement and nervousness along with Dexter—and even offer him a little advice along the way.
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A Peak Inside the Book
Born and raised in sunny California, Lindsay decided to try snow and moved to upstate New York where she received her BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University. After bouncing around a bit in New York and Boston, she landed in Ohio (for the love of her life of course!) Her most recent books include It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! (Two Lions, 2018) and Don’t Forget Dexter! (Two Lions, 2018). She is also the author of Brobarians (Two Lions, 2017), The Importance of Being 3 (Dial, 2016), Rosco vs. the Baby (S&S, 2016), Henry Finds His Word (Dial, 2015), When Blue Met Egg (Dial, 2012), and Please Bring Balloons (Dial, 2013), which was produced into a play by the New York City Children’s Theater in 2017. Her work has been reviewed in Kirkus Reviews, Publisher’s Weekly, The Plain Dealer, and the New York Times. She is also the founder of Critter Lit, a free picture book manuscript and illustration critique service. Lindsay lives in Peninsula, Ohio, just south of Cleveland, with her husband, two sons, and dog. Most days you can find her sketching and writing in her studio, editing manuscripts, or working on new designs for her stationery company, Foreword Press + Design.