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< h4> < center> Bird?< br> Bunny?< br> Turtle?< br> Fish? < /center> < /h4> < p> 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. < /p> < p> Even Carolyn agrees. < /p> < p> 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. < /p>

Synopsis:

When Elizabeth's parents offer her a plant named Carolyn instead of a flesh-and-blood pet, Elizabeth soon discovers an unusual pet of her own--a bug she names Doug. A Junior Library Guild Selection.

Synopsis:

Bird?

Bunny?

Turtle?

Fish?

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.

About the Author

Margie Palatini is the author of many outrageously funny books for children, including Moo Who?, illustrated by Keith Graves; The Perfect Pet, illustrated by Bruce Whatley; the Bad Boys series, illustrated by Henry Cole; The Cheese, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher; and No Biting, Louise, illustrated by Matthew Reinhart. She lives with her family in New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060001087
Author:
Whatley, Bruce
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
Palatini, Margie
Author:
by Margie Palatini and Bruce Whatley
Subject:
Animals - Insects Spiders etc.
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Insects
Subject:
Pets
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Animals
Series:
Junior Library Guild Selection
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
from P to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.05x10.30x.38 in. .80 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-07

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"Synopsis" by , When Elizabeth's parents offer her a plant named Carolyn instead of a flesh-and-blood pet, Elizabeth soon discovers an unusual pet of her own--a bug she names Doug. A Junior Library Guild Selection.

"Synopsis" by ,

Bird?

Bunny?

Turtle?

Fish?

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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