Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet by Lynne Rickards
  

Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

Written by Lynne Rickards
Illustrated by Lee Wildish

Synopsis

Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet by Lynne Rickards

Like many young children, Jacob O'Reilly wants a pet. He'd love a dog. A cat would be great. Ooh, what about gerbils? Or an iguana? He's desperate for an animal to look after, but mum and dad don't fancy the idea. Then they suggest that he start a pet-sitting business, and all hell breaks loose... 'The jokes work time and time again, and it'll be a firm favourite on any bookshelf.' - The Bookbag

Reviews

Youngsters will be eager to join in after a few readings. * School Librarian * Rickard's funny and just-right rhythmic text is brilliantly illustrated by Lee Wildish. * Bookseller * The jokes work time and time again, and it'll be a firm favourite on any bookshelf. * The Bookbag *

About the Author

Lynne Rickards

Lynne Rickards was born in Ottawa, Canada but now lives in Glasgow's West End with her family. She first started as an illustrator in her twenties but then decided to go back to University to study French. It wasn't until her forties that she discovered how much she liked writing.

Lynne's children are her main inspiration alongside her editor and agent. Her son is the model for Jack in 'Jack's Bed' because he hates going to bed but loves jumping on it! Lynne is particularly fond also of Jack's spotty leopard with gleaming eyes.

She describes herself as warm, open and fun!

To relax Lynne enjoys reading, making plasticine creatures with her daughter and snuggling with her son to watch Pingu.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Lynne Rickards
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Author's Website

www.lynnerickards.co.uk/

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

6th January 2011

ISBN

9780340988398


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