Children Make Terrible Pets

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Children Make Terrible Pets

By Peter Brown

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316015486, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2010

Description
Check out this bestselling, rollicking, and humorous twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy
When Lucy, a young bear, discovers a boy in the woods, she's absolutely delighted. She brings him home and begs her mom to let her keep him, even though her mom warns, "Children make terrible pets." But mom relents, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeaker.
Through a series of hilarious and surprising scenes, readers can join Lucy and Squeaker on their day of fun and decide for themselves whether or not children really do make terrible pets.


About the Author
Peter Brown is Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. Brown is the leading English-language authority on St. Augustine; his many books include "Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity" (California, 1982), "Body and Society" (1988), "Power and Persuasion "(1992), "Authority and the Sacred "(1995), and "The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, a.d. 200-1000" (1996).