The White House is looking for a pet!
When word spreads far and wide around the globe that the First Family is looking for a pet, animals of all sorts want the part: puppies from Egypt, India, and France; a Neapolitan mastiff from Maryland; and even a kitten, a guinea pig, skunks, turtles, and a raccoon.
Which puppy will be chosen?
Pulitzer prize winner Jules Feiffer teams up with his daughter Kate to tell a warmhearted tale of a worldwide competition to be the perfect pet!
- Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books |
- 32 pages |
- ISBN 9781416991472 |
- April 2009 |
- Grades P - 3 |
- Lexile ® AD770
Behind the Book
My Mother Is Trying to Ruin My Life
Sometimes I feel that I find a story that’s waiting for me to pick it up, as if it’s been abandoned by the side of the road. Sometimes I feel that I create a story from scraps left around my house. Henry the Dog with No Tail is an example of something that I pulled together from the scraps of my life. I found My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life in the cafeteria at my daughter’s school.
Let me explain.
It appears that I sometimes do things that my daugh