I Love My Buzzard by Tres Seymour

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A child's beloved pets--including a warthog, bat, and squid--become less important when they drive Mother away.

About Tres Seymour

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TRES SEYMOUR was born in Kentucky and spent his childhood in Tennessee. He is a prolific author of books for young readers, including "Jake Johnson: The Story of a Mule, illustrated by Martha Gray Carrington; "Our Neighbour is a Strange, Strange Man, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop: "Hunting the White Cow, illustrated by Wendy Anderson Halperin; and we "Played Marbles, illustrated by Dan Andreasen. He now lives in Kentucky and works as a National Park Service ranger at Mammoth Cave National Park. This is his first book with Candlewick Press. S. D. Schindler is the popular illustrator of many bestselling picture books, including How Santa Got His Job, Big Pumpkin, the Math Start title Betcha!, and the 2005 Newbery Honor Book Whittington.
Published March 1, 1994 by Orchard Books (NY). 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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An effervescent, kid-appealing parody of a popular folk song (``Yonder Tree''): An impish-looking boy details the delights of his bizarre pets (``I love my warthog and my warthog loves me./He blows his round nose on my sleeve./He borrows my toothpaste, my brush, and my floss./My mom has asked him...

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For readers bored with such traditional pets as dogs, cats and hamsters, this promising but not wholly successful picture book introduces some weirder pets. A red-haired boy (a virtual twin of the mai

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