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Children's Fiction Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures

At the Aquarium Rescue Centre

At the Aquarium Rescue Centre

by (author) Caroline Fernandez

illustrated by Shannon O'Toole

Common Deer Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2021
Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Multigenerational, Fantasy & Magic, Environment, School & Education
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2021
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3


When aquarium dust makes Grandma sneeze and turn into a different Jurassic marine reptile, it's up to her grandchildren to track her down, stop her funny business, and make sure they still have time to finish their field trip report!

About the authors

Caroline Fernandez is a kidlit author, parenting blogger, and social media enthusiast. She is the author of two bestselling books, Boredom Busters: Over 50 Awesome Activities for Children Aged 7 years + (Cico Books, 2014 2016 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Honour Book) and More Boredom Busters: Over 50 Awesome Activities for Children Aged 7 years + (Cico Books, 2015). She is the creator of, a popular blog which shares information to make life easier for busy families. Caroline has been listed as one of Toronto's Top Mom Bloggers. Caroline lives, writes, and bakes in Toronto, Ontario.

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Shannon O'Toole is a Toronto based illustrator, painter and elementary school teacher. Her playful illustration work is inspired by the unique and humorous characters in her life. Aside from illustrating books for children, Shannon has exhibited her artwork in galleries across Ontario. When she is not drawing, Shannon can be found curled up with her dog, Edgar watching old movies. You can visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @shannonotooleart

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Editorial Reviews

"Nothing to sneeze at"

Kirkus Review

"This is an appealing picture book that introduces young audiences to ancient animals in a fun manner."

Forward Reviews, August 24, 2021

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