Lynne Rickards Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

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Jacob O'Reilly Wants a Pet

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Jacob O' Reilly had tried all he could to convince mum and dad he'd be ever so good, an absolute angel, the greatest son yet, if only they'd let him have one little pet! But cats make Mum sneeze and Dad's sure dogs have fleas. Will Jacob ever be able to have a pet?

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Jacob O'Reilly wants a Pet,
but cats make Mom sneeze
and Dad is convinced dogs have fleas.
How many times does he have to ask before they finally give in?
A perfect book for pet lovers everywhere.
(front flap)
Jacob O'Reilly's desire for a pet, and what he does about it, makes for a delightfully funny story told in verse and complemented with wonderfully whimsical illustrations. If he can't have a dog or a cat, he'd be happy to settle for a gerbil, hamster, mouse, 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. Then the fun really begins when Mom and Dad decide to let him start up his own pet-sitting business. Suddenly, he's dealing with more pets than he can handle!
(back flap)
The Author:
Lynne Rickards was born in Canada but lives today in Scotland. She began writing children's books after years of telling stories to her own growing children. Many of the kids in her stories were inspired by her children's activities and interests.
The Illustrator:
Lee Wildish has illustrated many books for the juvenile and young adult market, including "Mom and Dad Glue, "which is also published in North America by Barron's.

About the Author:

Lynne Rickards was born in Canada and now lives in Scotland with her husband and two children. She grew up writing and illustrating her own stories and actually went to art school at 18 to study illustration. However, she decided she was much happier writing the stories and loves to see artwork in her books, knowing it's so much better than anything she could ever have done. Lee Wildish has worked on many board and novelty books. This is his second picture book for Hodder - the first of which was received to great international acclaim.

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