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Winx Thinks Dinosaurs!

by Katie O. Engen

Twelve-year-old Winx Muller is stuck at his great-aunt's house while his parents are away. Poking around a giant dusty closet packed with junk, Winx finds a pair of very old, very stinky socks. Socks that sing promises of time travel.

It's the Mesozoic or bust for mega-fauna fan, Winx! But the stinky socks' travel rules are hard to follow. So, along with his sister Marta, Winx digs up tons of paleo facts to help guide his time travel.

Each travel theory they test sends Winx crashing around the time-space continuum. He gets covered with pig snot in Colonial America, chased by men who like to blow up things in Victorian England, trapped by an ancient tracker in the Desert Southwest, and sucked under a river in British Colonial India.

Will Winx ever have a truly din-ormous encounter? Or is he on the brink of extinction?

Ages 8 to 12

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