Some Pets by Angela DiTerlizzi

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Goodnewsforpets visited NYC’s Books of Wonder and noted signed copies of Some Pets, an amusing new children’s story are available in limited supply.

New York City’s children’s book store, Books of Wonder is a true NYC treasure, so it is only appropriate that what you find inside is magical too. It was founded in 1980 and is currently New York City’s largest and oldest children’s bookstore and the city’s leading specialist in children’s literature, so it’s no surprise we found Some Pets, a true gem.

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Hardcover List Price $17.99, Kindle $4.99. Author: Angela DiTerlizzi Illustrator: Brendan Wenzel

Using the setting of a pet show, the story highlights the traits that make pets so great. Author Angela DiTerlizzi writes playful verse such as, “Some pets slither./ Some pets bound./ Some pets scurry round and round,” as Brendan Wenzel vividly illustrates a striped snake navigating an obstacle course, a rabbit bounding over hurdles, and a hamster giving it all he’s got on a wheel. Bouncy verse, playful illustrated details, and abundant affection between animals and humans add up to an exuberant reminder of the joy that having a pet can bring.

Some pets sit.
Some pets stay.
Some pets fetch,
And some pets play.

Come one, come all, to the pet show! With dogs and cats, horses and chickens, hamsters and chinchillas—and many, many more!—this book celebrates animal companions of all shapes and sizes. Who will take home the coveted Best in Show ribbon? Join the fun to find out!

 

Source Simon & Schuster

Source PublishersWeekly.com

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