Buy it: Children Make Terrible Pets
Children Make Terrible Pets (By Peter Brown) – A bear named Lucy in a pink tutu finds a little boy in the forest. Lucy thinks the boy is so cute and decides to take him home to be her pet. Lucy’s mother warns her that children make terrible pets, but Lucy says she will take full responsibility. Soon Lucy discovers that her new pet is hard to potty train, ruins the furniture and makes terrible messes. Then one day she can’t find her pet. She looks and looks until she finds him with his whole family. They say good-bye and Lucy realizes that her mom was right – children do make terrible pets. But then Lucy finds another usual pet! This book is very funny and will be sure to make you and your child giggle.
The book recommendations included on this website are books that my daughter Ally, now age 5, and I have read and enjoyed together. I recommend the books that stand out to me as excellent children’s books for writing, illustrations, originality, story and characters. Ally and I hope you enjoy them too!