Elizabeth really, really wants a pet, but her parents say NO to all of her ideas. Instead, she ends up with a cactus called Carolyn. And after some very unsuccessful campaigning, to her wonderful surprise, Elizabeth encounters Doug -- surely the most unusual and special pet of all.
Even Carolyn agrees.
Margie Palatini and Bruce Whatley team up for a wacky picture book that handles a topic every parent and child will relate to -- choosing that just perfect pet.
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Everyone agrees that Doug is the perfect pet—even Mother and Father concede that Doug is better than a dog because they “have more room on the couch.” Palatini (Earthquack!, 2002, etc.) is once again exercising her masterful grip on picture-book humor;| Read Full Review of The Perfect Pet
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