Max Hawthorne – A Tyrannosaurus For Christmas, full version
I Want a Tyrannosaurus For Christmas – Synopsis
From author Max Hawthorne, the award-winning “Prince of Paleofiction”, comes an endearing Christmas tale about a lonely child whose life is turned around by, of all things, a dinosaur! Young Billy lives with his parents in the country. It’s almost Christmas, his favorite time of year, but Billy is sad. His pet iguana has gone missing, his dad is away on yet another business trip, and he has to protect his friend Javier from bullies at the bus stop every morning. But things are about to change for Billy. Up at the North Pole, Santa is dealing with an unexpected guest: a mischievous baby Tyrannosaurus rex named Tyron. When the elves are no longer able to handle the young dinosaur, Santa’s head elf, Xavier, decides to give the baby T-rex to a very deserving child: Billy! Filled with incredible illustrations, a touching story bound to bring a smile to one’s face, and a strong anti-bullying message to boot, I Want a Tyrannosaurus For Christmas is sure to be a perennial favorite!
Known as the “Prince of Paleo-fiction”, Max Hawthorne was born in Brooklyn and attended school in Philadelphia, where he graduated from the University of the Arts. He is the author of the award-winning KRONOS RISING novel series, as well as MEMOIRS OF A GYM RAT, an outrageous exposé of the health club industry. In addition to being a bestselling indie novelist, he is an amateur paleontologist, a Blog Talk Radio host, a Voting Member of the Author’s Guild, an IGFA world-record-holding angler, and an avid sportsman and conservationist. His hobbies include archery, fishing, boating, boxing, and collecting fossils and antiquities. He lives in the Greater Northeast with his wife, daughter, and a pair of enormous Siberian Forest Cats who, when they’re not stalking Max’s toes, sleep on his desk as he writes.