Children Make Terrible Pets

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Children Make Terrible Pets

by Peter Brown

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

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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: Hardcover

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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Children Make Terrible Pets

by Peter Brown

Format: Hardcover

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, includingChildren Make Terrible PetsandThe Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor forCreepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, aNew York TimesBest 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

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