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The Pet: A Cautionary Tale

Catherine Emmett & David Tazzyman

Published: 13th May 2021 A laugh-out-loud cautionary tale (for children and grown-ups) written by Catherine Emmett and illustrated by David Tazzyman, bestselling illustrator of the Mr Gum series and You Can't Take an Elephant on a Bus. Digby David wants a pet, but not just any pet – it has to be TWICE as big as Reuben's guinea pig and even better than Lily Jean's cat. Digby David's Daddy does what he's told, and soon Digby has a guinea pig, which he loves with all his heart... for half a day. Digby demands bigger and better, Daddy's hair gets greyer and greyer, and when Digby's dog gets boring too, he insists Daddy buy him . . . a gorilla! PICTURE BOOK Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 9781509895311
RRP: £6.99
LoveMyRead price: £5.99
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Our Curators said...

The Pet is a swinging swaggering story. Digby David keeps insisting on bigger and better pets. But what happens when his wish comes true. I love the cock-eyed energy of the story and the brilliantly vibrant drawings by David Tazzyman. Who wouldn’t want a gorilla like that!?!

Malorie, Frank & The LoveMyRead Team

- Malorie, Frank & The LoveMyRead Team

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