Tatsuya Miyanishi’s bold line art is out of this world. Miyanishi’s Tyrannosaurus series roared into the hearts of kids all over the world since 2003. His unique art stands above all his contemporaries in the kids’ books field. The simplicity catches your attention right away. Globally, The Tyrannosaurus series has 13 titles to date, with combined sales in excess of 2 million copies in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, and France. Those are monster sales for a kids’ book series. This is one tyrannosaurus that is not going extinct. When I first saw Tatsuya Miyanishi’s art it reminded me such much of Keith Haring. Kids and adults cannot get enough of Miyanishi’s art and stories. In 2017, Tatsuya Miyanishi made his first visit to the USA. I Believe In You is the 8th book in the series to be published in English by Museyon.
Tatsuya Miyanishi says, “The theme of the Tyrannosaurus series is love. The love I write about is something very natural. It’s all about showing that love is far more important than power. I hope you agree!”
When an earthquake traps her parents in a cave, Rikayla, a little Triceratops, goes in search of help. Saichania, Pachycephalosaurus, Anatotitan, and Styracosaurus all try to clear the rocks at the entrance. But they cannot move the rocks at all. Eventually, Recella decides to ask Tyrannosaurus, offering herself as a meal in exchange for his help. Tyrannosaurs agree, thinking he’ll feast on the whole family, but Recella absolutely believes in his good intentions and gradually the Tyrannosaurus develops tender feelings towards her.
He agrees to help, planning to eat the whole Triceratops family, but Recella absolutely believes in his good intentions and gradually the Tyrannosaurus develops tender feelings towards her. The eighth title in the acclaimed Tyrannosaurus series, I Believe in You, is about the power of believing. As always, Miyanishi makes readers both laugh and cry in this engaging story.