Annotations for Me Want Pet!


Baker & Taylor
Dissatisfied with his rocks, sticks and club, Cave Boy realizes that he wants a pet but cannot convince his reluctant parents that he is responsible enough, a situation that compels him to bring home two different animals without success before he discovers an endangered dodo bird. Illustrated by the creator of Dinosaur vs. Bedtime.

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Baker & Taylor
When Cave Boy wants a pet, he tries a woolly mammoth, a saber-toothed tiger, and a dodo bird, but none seems suitable.

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Simon and Schuster
Cave Boy wants a pet more than anything. Can he find one that the whole family will agree on?

Cave Boy has lots of things. Rocks. Sticks. A club. But no pet! Cave Boy decides he must have a pet, but his parents object. He brings home animal after animal in hopes of overcoming his parents' steadfast resistance, but his attempts are unsuccessful--until he finds a Dodo bird that is literally on the verge of extinction. And in a twist ending on a classic concept, Cave Boy and his family discover it's worthwhile to have animal friends around.

With snappy text that is short, fun, and young, Me Want Pet! makes for an ideal read-aloud for the milk-and-cookies set.

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