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The dearly loved duo from Wanted: The Perfect Pet return in a heart-warming tale about never letting good friends go. Henry has the Perfect Pet - a duck called Spot - who thinks... Read more
The dearly loved duo from Wanted: The Perfect Pet return in a heart-warming tale about never letting good friends go. Henry has the Perfect Pet - a duck called Spot - who thinks he's found the Perfect Present for Henry's Birthday. But when the big day comes, Henry's grandparents arrive with a Perfect Present of their own - a puppy! It is something that could change things between Spot and Henry forever...Reminiscent of Oliver Jeffers, with the same universally appealing style. The book's topic will appeal to all young children who love pets. The Perfect Present was reviewed in The Daily Mail in a feature called 'Brilliant reads to banish boredom': "Roberton manages to convey a touching range of emotion in the expressions..." Praise for The Perfect Pet: "simple but humorous line drawings...a hoot." The Times
The Perfect Present Paperback edition by Fiona Roberton
Fiona Roberton was born in Oxford and studied art and design in London and New York. She has lived and worked all over the world and is currently based in London. Fiona's debut picture book Cuckoo won the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. She is the creator of the bestselling A Tale of Two Beasts, which has sold over 220,000 copies around the world.
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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