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Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

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Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

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Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet by Lynne Rickards
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Little Jacob O'Reilly's desire for a pet, and what he does about it, is a delightfully funny story told in verse and complemented with wonderful whimsical illustrations on every page. He asked for a dog but Dad didn't want fleas. He tried for a cat but the fur made Mom sneeze. Young readers will giggle as they turn this book's pages and see the many different animals that Jacob O'Reilly is willing to adopt. If he can't have a dog or a cat, he'd be happy to settle for gerbils, or hamsters, or mice, or even an iguana--but Mom and Dad don't agree. Jacob's imagination runs wild when he visualizes himself as the owner of a giant emu--or a walrus. But the fun really starts when Mom and Dad allow Jacob to start up his own pet-sitting business. Suddenly, he has more pets than he can handle! Finally, at story's end, Jacob finds an unusual little pet that is all his own. Here's a laugh-filled tale for reading aloud to toddlers, or for early graders to enjoy reading by themselves. Color illustrations on every page.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Contributor
Illustrated by Lee Wildish
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Imprint
Barron's Educational Series
Pages
32
Dimensions
266x271x11
ISBN-13
9780764163111
Product ID
3883399

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