Wendy Quill Tries to Grow a Pet by Wendy Meddour
  

Wendy Quill Tries to Grow a Pet

Written by Wendy Meddour
Illustrated by Mina May

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Wendy Quill is back for a third suitably entertaining adventure. This time Wendy’s predicament will be familiar to many: she is desperate to have a new pet. For Wendy it is especially important as she wants to be a vet. Will Wendy be able to persuade her mother? And, will she ever be able to grow her own pet? Mina May’s hilarious illustrations capture the story perfectly.

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Synopsis

Wendy Quill Tries to Grow a Pet by Wendy Meddour

When I grow up I want to be a vet but mum doesn't like things that poo in the house which means I'll never be allowed another pet. Not even one. Tiny. Small. Pet. It is true that I have Bathilda Brown, my beautiful, invisible, dribbly dog. But if I'm ever going to be a PROPER, PROFESSIONAL VET, I'm going to need lots of animals that I can actually see. My name is Wendy Quill and this is the story of how I tried to grow a pet!

More adventures with Wendy Quill, perfect for those children making the move from picture book style to full novel. Lively and funny, there are hilarious illustrations throughout, all done by the author's 12 year old daughter.

Reviews

'Perfect for transitional readers' * Making Them Readers book blog * 'This well-told, fun and quirky story is full of appeal for younger readers, with well-drawn and credible characters.' * Liz Smith, The School Librarian * 'This is a funny, quirky story which is delightfully illustrated by Wendy's 12-year-old daughter Mina.' * Ruth Swindon, The Best New Children's Books: Summer 2014 *'

About the Author

Wendy Meddour

Wendy Meddour is the author and illustrator of A Hen in the Wardrobe and The Black Cat Detectives in the Cinnamon Grove series for Frances Lincoln. The series has been critically acclaimed, and A Hen in the Wardrobe won the John C Laurence Award for writing that improves relations between races. It was also shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award for an outstanding first novel. She is also the author of the bestselling Wendy Quill books and writes and paints from her home in Wiltshire.

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Paperback
192 pages

Author

Wendy Meddour
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

6th March 2014

ISBN

9780192794659

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