The Best Pet of All
Book Sense Book of the Year: Nominee 2005
Minnesota Book Award
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?"LaRochelle’s prose is simple, repetitive, and wonderfully understated. A happy wag of the kid-wants-dog tale…”—Booklist, starred review
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!
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