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Inside Jay Jay Burridge’s Head: How He Bought Dinosaurs Back To Life

Former SMart presenter and children’s author Jay Jay Burridge has recently released his latest book The World Of Supersaurs: Raptors Of Paradise. We caught up with the inspiring author and artist to see what goes on inside the mind of a true creative.

Your new book World Of Supersaurs : Raptors of Paradise has just been released. Why is this book set to be the perfect stocking filler for kids this year?

The book is for both boys and girls and covers a pretty big age range too. It’s also a great one for reluctant readers, as it comes with a free Supersaurs app which allows you to look at all 100 illustrations and literally bring them to life. There’s a game to play along with too, so it’s a lot of things in one brilliant book.

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For Winter Nights…review of Raptors of Paradise

Thank you to Kate and her wonderful blog "For Winter Nights" for taking the time to review Raptors of Paradise. We are so thrilled you loved the book!

"I really enjoyed this. The illustrations make it, they really do. There’s so much to look at. But I also enjoyed the adventure, the courageous and determined Bea, her slightly intimidating grandmother Bunty and her very handy friend Theodore Logan. And I certainly enjoyed the dinosaurs – which are all listed and described at the back of the book. All in all, it’s a long way away from the Oxfordshire countryside that Bea is used to. I think young readers will absolutely love this!"

For the full review please go to :

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The World of Supersaurs: Raptors of Paradise by Jay Jay Burridge official book launch and signing

Suitable for 7+
Saturday 23 September, 12-2pm
At centre:mk

Come and meet Jay Jay Burridge in Middleton Hall (near John Lewis) at centre:mk where he will be signing copies of the first book in the series, Raptors of Paradise, alongside his amazing life-size Supersaur sculpture – known as The Tyrant.

Raptors of Paradise is illustrated throughout with magnificent black-and-white artwork, brought to life by an fantastic augmented reality app. The world of Supersaurs is a world set to fire the imagination of children and adults alike; anyone, young and old, who has ever held a fascination with the magic of dinosaurs.

Jay Jay will be giving a short talk introducing The World of Supersaurs at 12.15pm and 1pm during the signing on 23 September. To register your child for free email

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Children’s Bath Literature Festival

Jay Jay will be presenting his Supersaurs on Saturday 30th September at 1.30pm, Guildhall. He will be talking all about Raptors of Paradise and showing some of the amazing augmented reality which brings the book to life.
Book tickets here

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Supersaurs radio

Catch Jay Jay talking about The World Of Supersaurs and Raptors of Paradise on BBC Radio Oxford tomorrow 13th September at 3 o'clock!

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