I Wish I Had a Pet

I Wish I Had a Pet

Illustrated by: Maggie Rudy
For Ages: 4 - 8
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Smartly dressed mice give sage advice on all elements of proper pet care in this photographic picture book.

Who hasn’t yearned for the perfect pet? The mice in this book—hand-sewn and inhabiting enchanting, diorama-style scenes—know all about critter care, and they’re here to share wise words about choosing and keeping animal companions.

Whimsical images of the mice with their own petite pets, including bumblebees, ladybugs, and butterflies, complement the warm humor of this extraordinary picture book that’s truly like no other!
  • Beach Lane Books | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442453326 | 
  • July 2014 | 
  • Grades P - 3 | 
  • Lexile ® AD280L
List Price $15.99
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Maggie Rudy
Photograph by Laura Ewig Garnier

Maggie Rudy

Maggie Rudy spent part of her childhood living in England, where she visited Beatrix Potter’s farm on a formative third-grade field trip. She has since been making mice and their worlds out of felt and scavenged materials for more than twenty years. Maggie lives in Portland, Oregon, and you can see more of her work at MousesHouses.blogspot.com.

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