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Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet

Kelly DiPucchio - Author

Bob Shea - Illustrator

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ISBN 9780803733947 | 32 pages | 09 Jun 2011 | Dial | 9.25 x 6.25in | 3 - 5 years
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Gilbert has almost everything his fishy heart could desire: a castle, a chest filled with treasure, and food that falls from the sky. But there's one BIG thing missing from his life: a pet. And so begins Gilbert's harrowing search for the perfect fishbowl companion - a search filled with loud barking, quiet buzzing, and one giant whiskered surprise!

With snappy, rhythmic text and the most irresistible goldfish in picture book history, this tale of fish woe and triumph will make readers long for a pet as lovable as Gilbert.

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“Shea’s big, brightly colored graphic-style scenes fill in the details." — Booklist


“A fresh, funny take on a popular topic—the perfect pet.” — Kirkus


“Shea’s bright, high-contrast artwork has a TV cartoon vibe.” — Publishers Weekly


“Shea’s bold, expressive illustrations elevate this to a higher plane.” — School Library Journal


“Pet lovers of all age will approve.” — ViginianPilot



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