I Want a Pet Big Book by Lauren Child


I Want a Pet Big Book by Lauren Child

I quite fancy a pet - an African lion or an octopus or even a boa constrictor. The trouble is, Mum and Dad and Granny and Grandad all have objections to pets. Grandad says that sheep are forever following you around; Dad says wolves give him a headache; and Mum says she'll cancel tea-time if I mention bats in the wardrobe again. So I must try to find a pet that none of them will mind. What could I have? . Lauren Child's deliciously droll riddle of a text, accompanied by her own delightful and wacky illustrations, is sure to raise chuckles with grown-ups and children alike.


A great mystery finish to stimulate the imagination. The Sunday Times

About the Author

Lauren Child

Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since
published many bestselling and awardwinning books, including those featuring
the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won
numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and
the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning
TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success. In December 2008 she was named as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, and was awarded an MBE in 2009.

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Big book
24 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st June 2007



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