The Pets You Get

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

There are so many whiz-bang great pets you can get! How about an enormous brown bear? Or a tentacled beast from the sea? Or even a humongous smoky dragon that glows? But as this small boy learns, even the smallest of pets can be surprisingly fun too!

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2012
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002190, JUV043000, JUV002180
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 10.5
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156638
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author: Thomas Taylor

Illustrator: Adrian Reynolds

Adrian Reynolds was born in South Wales. After studying at Swansea College of Art and Cambridgeshire College of Art and Technology, Adrian worked at Heffers Children's Book Shop before beginning to write and illustrate his own picture books.


Kirkus Reviews

“Taylor’s children have a sweet sibling relationship… while page turns nicely build suspense.” —Kirkus Reviews

School Library Journal

“[T]he children and animals shine and take center stage in the big, bold, and colorful illustrations, with backgrounds minimal or nonexistent.” —School Library Journal