Author(s): Bob Staake
Most pets are cats and dogs, but what do you do if you want a different kind of pet, one that doesn't meow or bark? Bob Staake's exuberant tale of a little boy and the pet of his dreams will appeal to anyone whose best friends are ...books! Books make the perfect pets, the boy decides, and chooses a bright red one. When it goes missing, a lively adventure is in store for readers who love a happy ending. Soon kids everywhere will wish for a pet book of their very own.
A charming picture book about a boy and his very unusual pet, from award-winning author-illustrator Bob Staake.
"This book will tickle readers who have or long for pets." School Library Journal "Fun for all, but bookworms who are allergic to traditional animal friends will most especially take a shine to this, begging to make this book their own personal pet." Booklist
Bob Staake is an American illustrator, cartoonist, children's book author and designer. He lives and works in Chatham, Massachusetts.