4

I'm hoping someone could help me find a book from my childhood. The protagonist is a young boy who gets given a video game that accidentally allows him to travel back to a time when dinosaurs are alive. He bonds in particular with a mother-child pair of Diplodocus (or another sauropod species) and it ends with him trying to save them from a volcanic eruption. During the venture, the mother Diplodocus uses her tail as a bridge over lava, getting burned in the process. Back in the present, he goes to a museum and finds the fossilised skeletons of the pair, and he knows it is the mother because of the char marks on her tail bones.

I have been trawling google for this with no success whatsover, so I hope someone here can help!

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.