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My Pet

My Pet

By Debbie Bailey
Illustrated by Susan Huszar
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Themes: pets
Series: Talk-about-books #18
Interest Age: 1–3
Grade: p–p
Reading Age: 1–3
Board book : 9781550378160, 16 pages, September 2003 , 6.50" x 6.00"

Description

The Talk-About-Books series is designed to enhance a baby or toddler’s first collection of books.

My Pet explores the fun and responsibilities of having a pet. Pets are loving and playful and just fun to be with. but having a pet also means taking good care of it: food and water, lots of exercise, and a clean place to sleep. And don’t forget a trip to the vet to keep your pet healthy!

Each book is illustrated with realistic and comforting photographs. Children from various familial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds experience friends in their many wonderful forms. The simple text and engaging photos invite and encourage discussion between adult and child as they have fun exploring the images together.

Reviews

“Gloriously simple but effective . . . Very nicely done. ”  

- Halifax Daily News

“Adults and young children should find much to talk about when sharing this series together. The Talk-About-Books have been designed with great care. Pages are easy to turn, illustrations are large and framed with primary colors, the few words are carefully chosen and clearly laid out. Highly recommended for children three and under. ” 

- CM Reviews

“Children and adults will enjoy exploring the pictures and text, which invite and encourage language development. ”  

- Ottawa Citizen