Me Want Pet! by Tammi Sauer, Illustrated by Bob Shea

Cave Boy really wants a pet, but none of the animals he brings home to the family cave is acceptable. They all hang around, however, and when a stampede threatens the family’s home the animals save Cave Boy from certain death! After that, they are welcomed with open arms – despite size, allergies, and house-breaking issues. Cute and funny, with bold stylized-scribbled, cave-people-like illustrations. Excerpt: “Me want pet!” “Ug,” grunted Mama. “He too big. Where he sleep?”

Reviewed by Karin Thogersen, Young Adult Librarian

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