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Children Make Terrible Pets

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Children Make Terrible Pets

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$9.99 US | $12.99 CAN
Available April 2, 2013

Hardcover Ebook
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Age Range: 4-8
  • Grade Level: P-3
  • Pages: 40
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316247344

  About The Book

Check out this rollicking, humorous, and heartwarming twist on the classic "first pet" story featuring a young bear and her favorite pet boy!

When Lucy discovers a boy in the woods, she's absolutely delighted. She brings him home and begs her mom to let her keep him, even though her mom warns, "Children make terrible pets." But mom relents.

Through a series of hilarious and surprising scenes, readers can join Lucy and her pet "Squeaker" on their day of fun and decide for themselves whether or not children really do make terrible pets.

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Brown, Peter (1068898)

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

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