Children Make Terrible Pets

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Children Make Terrible Pets

by Peter Brown

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 7, 2010 | Picture Books

Children Make Terrible Pets is rated 5 out of 5 by 1.
Check out this bestselling, rollicking, and humorous twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy!

When Lucy, a young bear, 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, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeaker.

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

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 40 pages, 11.25 × 9 × 0.5 in

Published: September 7, 2010

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316015482

ISBN - 13: 9780316015486

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a very funny book The story is very interesting. My 4 year old loves it and she likes to read this book.
Date published: 2014-12-22

– More About This Product –

Children Make Terrible Pets

by Peter Brown

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 40 pages, 11.25 × 9 × 0.5 in

Published: September 7, 2010

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316015482

ISBN - 13: 9780316015486

About the Book

Check out this rollicking, humorous, and heartwarming twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy!
When Lucy, a young bear, 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, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeakers.
Through a series of hilarious and surprising scenes, readers can join Lucy and Squeakers on their day of fun and decide for themselves whether or not children really do make terrible pets.

From the Publisher

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

When Lucy, a young bear, 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, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeaker.

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

About the Author

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.

Editorial Reviews

"Joyfully animated illustrations"
-The New York Times Book Review

Appropriate for ages: 3