There are two sides to every story. A little girl finds a strange beast in the woods and takes it home as a pet. She feeds it, shows it off to her friends and gives it a hat. But... Read more
There are two sides to every story. A little girl finds a strange beast in the woods and takes it home as a pet. She feeds it, shows it off to her friends and gives it a hat. But that night it escapes. Then the beast tells the story of being kidnapped by the girl, who forcefed it squirrel food, scared it with a group of beasts and wrapped it in wool. Can the two beasts resolve their differences? An eye-opening story that makes you look at things from a different perspective. 'Roberton's premise is as sublime as it is simple, with a subtle message. [...] Totally delightful.' - Kirkus Reviews
A Tale of Two Beasts Hardback edition by Fiona Roberton
Fiona Roberton was born in Oxford and studied art and design in London and New York. She has kept the wolf from the door for a number of years by working as a designer, but has since befriended the wolf, and has it to tea on Tuesdays. Sometimes they go out. Her previous book, Wanted: The Perfect Pet, was inspired by her love of dogs, ducks and disguises.
Once upon a time, there lived a boy called Henry. What Henry wanted more than anything in the whole wide world...MORE than chips...MORE than a cowboy costume...MORE than an all-expenses-paid trip to the moon...was a DOG.
A follow-up to the award-winning Wanted: The Perfect Pet finds Spot the duck feeling left out when his human best friend, Henry, gets a dog for his birthday, a situation that compels Spot to leave for his old home during a terrible storm.
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