Through these 13 humorous animal poems by Ruth Lennard, we experience the adventures of owning a pet.
‘Lionel the Lion Dog’ is a heartwarming tale of a prodigal pet, whilst another dog, which likes digging, teaches his master a lesson about gadgets!
In the popular, ‘A Little Trim’, there’s a shaggy dog with plenty of ambition – could he one day be a star? Meanwhile, the catchy chorus of ‘Tuna Fish Cat’ reminds pet owners about the urgency of mealtimes!
You will also meet a fugitive hamster with a liking for cookies and a pet hedgehog which has a great time at the allotment. Illustrated in watercolor by Marianne Eyles-Smith, these pets will leave a lasting impression with children and animal lovers of all ages.
With so many likeable characters, which will be your favorite?
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