What Pet To Get? by Emma Dodd

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A common kid question leads to uncommon results in this terrifically charming picture book!

Jack's mother says he can choose a pet . . . but what pet to get? An elephant? (So difficult to take on vacation.) A polar bear? (It wouldn’t like the central heating.) What about a Tyrannosaurus Rex? (Unfortunately, it’s been extinct for 65 million years.) The gatefold on the last page reveals Jack’s final choice, and a big surprise -- literally!

About Emma Dodd

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Emma Dodd's art style and vivid colors have been called ?just right for preschool audiences? by "Kirkus Reviews" and she is the award-winnning creator of such children's books as "What Pet to Get?", "I Don't Want a Posh Dog" and "I Don't Want a Cool Cat". She makes her home in Surry, England.
Published June 1, 2006 by ZZCTEMPLAR PUBLISHIN. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Surprising fact: There still aren’t as many children’s books about wanting pets as there are children who desperately want a pet.

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Publishers Weekly

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Young Jack wants a pet and proposes a host of possibilities, from an elephant (“I could ride it to school”) to a T.

Feb 11 2008 | Read Full Review of What Pet To Get?

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