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Publisher Comments:

This boy-wants-dog story with a twist is both snappy and endearing. The little boy's mother won't let him have a dog. Dogs are too messy and too loud. But she says he can have a dragon for a pet&150if he can find one. Enter the coolest&150but naughtiest&150pet ever. The dragon is messier and louder than any dog. And he will not leave. How will the boy ever get a dog now?

Wry, stylish illustrations with an appealing retro look perfectly complement the spare, witty text. A comical, engaging story for anyone who's ever wanted a pet!

Synopsis:

The mother of a little boy won't let him have a dog, but she says he can have a dragon for a pet--if he can find one. Wry, stylish illustrations with an appealing retro look perfectly complement the spare, witty text. Full color.

Synopsis:

A little boy's mother won't let him have a dog. Dogs are too messy and too loud. But she says he can have a dragon for a pet - if he can find one. Enter the coolest - but naughtiest - pet ever. The dragon is messier and louder than any dog. And he will not leave. How will the boy ever get a dog now?

About the Author

David LaRochelle lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Hanako Wakiyama lives in San Francisco, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142412725
Author:
Larochelle, David
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
Wakiyama, Hanako
Author:
LaRochelle, David
Author:
Wakiyama, Hanako
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Pets
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to K
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.70x7.80x.20 in. .30 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-05

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Product details 32 pages Puffin Books - English 9780142412725 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The mother of a little boy won't let him have a dog, but she says he can have a dragon for a pet--if he can find one. Wry, stylish illustrations with an appealing retro look perfectly complement the spare, witty text. Full color.
"Synopsis" by ,
A little boy's mother won't let him have a dog. Dogs are too messy and too loud. But she says he can have a dragon for a pet - if he can find one. Enter the coolest - but naughtiest - pet ever. The dragon is messier and louder than any dog. And he will not leave. How will the boy ever get a dog now?
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