TOUR: T-Rexes Can’t Tie Their Shoes

If parents are looking for a book to both teach the alphabet, as well as teach a great lesson, T-Rexes Can’t Tie Their Shoes is a great option.

The main story and illustrations of this children’s book shows what different animals can’t do – what is difficult for them (like giraffes can’t do gymnastics).

At the end of the book, there are two pages that highlights what the animals CAN do.

Its a great reminder that while you might not be great at everything, you are great at something.

Giveaway Information

Up for grabs is one (1) copy of T-REXES CAN’T TIE THEIR SHOES! This giveaway is limited to US readers only.

TITLE: T-Rexes Can’t Tie Their Shoes

PUBLISHER: Double Day Books For Young Readers

GENRES: Children’s, Picture book



A funny and encouraging alphabetic book about all the things animals CAN’T do but kids CAN! Every parent teaching their children new skills will be happy to have this super-positive picture book on hand.

Bees can’t ride bicycles, penguins can’t play ping-pong, and zebras can’t go zip-lining. No one is good at everything, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying! Here is a funny and encouraging picture book for any child learning how to tie their shoes, ride a bike, spell their name, or do a variety of new things.

Follow a hilarious alphabet of animals, and see all the things they can’t do but kids can—from doing gymnastics to flipping pancakes to playing a xylophone. Along the way, young readers will learn that it’s okay if they can’t do everything; they can still have a LOT of fun trying.


Anna Lazowski wrote her first picture book for a class assignment in the sixth grade and has been creating stories ever since. Now an award-winning radio producer, Anna has an MA (Journalism) from the University of Western Ontario and a BFA (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba.

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