Children Make Terrible Pets Meet Lucy Meet Lucy s Pet She calls him Squeaker Lucy and Squeaker have the best day ever Until things start to go wrongDo children make terrible pets What do you think

  • Title: Children Make Terrible Pets
  • Author: PeterBrown
  • ISBN: 9780316015486
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Meet Lucy Meet Lucy s Pet She calls him Squeaker Lucy and Squeaker have the best day ever Until things start to go wrongDo children make terrible pets What do you think

    Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown This is a sweet tale about a little girl who finds a new pet and wants to adopt him, despite her mother s warning that Children make terrible pets The juxtaposition of the animal and the child create an ironic and funny twist in an otherwise common childhood story. Children Make Terrible Pets Starring Lucille Beatrice Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children s books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots , two E.B White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children s Book award, and a Children s Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year Peter s website is peterbrownstudio. Children Make Terrible Pets Doll Brown, Peter Oct , . out of stars Children Make Terrible Pets Doll Reviewed in the United States on May , Verified Purchase I have read the story, Children Make Terrible Pets to former classes on several occasions Imagine my surprise when I found there was a Beatrice Bear plush on She made the perfect addition to our bulletin board of pet

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    1. PeterBrown

      Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information.Peter Brown is an American writer and illustrator who is best known for children s picture books Peter has always loved telling stories Growing up in New Jersey, he told stories by drawing whimsical characters and scenes from his imagination Then, as a teenager, he fell in love with writing, and told his tales with words While studying illustration at Art Center College of Design, Peter s love of both words and pictures led him to take several courses on children s books, and before long he knew he d found his calling.After graduating from Art Center Peter moved to New York City to be closer to the publishing industry He was working on animated TV shows when he signed a book deal to write and illustrate his first picture book, Flight of the Dodo Peter quickly signed up his second and third books, and his career as an author and illustrator of children s books was under way.Peter s books have earned him numerous honors, including a Caldecott Honor 2013 for Creepy Carrots , two E.B White Awards and an E.B White Honor, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book award, a Children s Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year, two Irma Black Honors, and five New York Times bestsellers.Peter lives in Brooklyn, New York Source About Peter Brown.

    433 thoughts on “Children Make Terrible Pets”

    1. Lucy, young bear, finds a very adorable creature a little boy in the woods one day and promptly brings it home to be her pet Her mother warns that children make terrible pets But, Lucy is convinced that she and her boy will be very happy together And they are for awhile But, when the boy goes missing one day and Lucy sets off to find him, she discovers than she bargained for.I think Peter Brown is special because he can be funny and touching and offer lessons without being pushy or sappy or obn [...]


    2. My favorite line was Woof I giggled at that The whole story and its pictures are adorable.This is a very cute story that children will identify with, especially those who long for unconventional pets or who care about wildlife Lucy the bear finds a child she calls Squeaker and brings him home and begs to keep him By the end of this experiment Lucy realizes that her pet belongs with his own kind and she also learns a bunch of reasons why children make terrible pets And, then there is a very amusi [...]


    3. This is too funny I m a huge fan of Peter Brown s Flight of the Dodo and his absolutely fantastic The Curious Garden if you haven t read this one you simply must.Therefore, I was thrilled when I saw this latest edition to Brown s collection.And what s not to love here A humorous story where the tides have turned and a young bear decides to take in a child for her pet Honestly, I think aspects of this might be funnier for adults than children, but definitely there s enough amusement for any age.I [...]


    4. Absolutely hilarious Our going on 3 year old giggled and giggled throughout By putting a bear in the position of pet owner and a child as pet, Brown teaches young children some important lessons Would you like to be neglected or disrespected Probably not, so treat pets, animals, and other children with kindness and respect Do unto others ,after all Do we sound strange to animals or people who speak other languages Probably, so we should communicate carefully, and think hard before we extract wil [...]


    5. What child hasn t dreamed of owning a bear, monkey, or other wild animal as a pet Unfortunately, some of those kids never get the message that these animals aren t lapdogs, and they grow up to be the folks driving the tragedy filled exotic pet trade With humor and wit, Children Make Terrible Pets advances a gentle lesson Lucy the bear is playing outdoors when she discovers a little human boy May I keep him , she begs her mother Mama bear reluctantly agrees, until they realize just what a miserab [...]


    6. I think I would have rated this book quite highly anyway, but after attending Peter Brown s talk at a recent SCBWI conference, I have gained greater appreciation for his work Knowing the thought process and the artwork attempts that led up to the final product only makes this book all the amazing He is incredibly talented and funny


    7. Absolutely the most darling book I love this little bear girl with her tutu and her bow smashing her way through the forest and trying to keep a human child as a pet The pictures are delicious, and the story is adorable.






    8. Though Lucy takes excellent care of her pet child, the time comes when he must return to the wild the suburbs Another delightful book by one of my favorite pet authors.


    9. Lucy the bear is walking through the woods and comes across a little boy She takes him home for a pet Mama bear isn t convinced this is a good idea, but lets Lucy keep him on the condition that she takes good care of her pet Lucy and her pet have fun together, but he is not house broken and causes problems One day, the boy is gone Lucy searches everywhere She finally tracks him down back at his own home Lucy realizes little boys should stay in their own homes instead of becoming pets.The illustr [...]


    10. I picked up this book when I was perusing stock at Barnes and Noble and never put it back down It is hilarious Seriously My three and five year old boys love it almost as much as I do Lucy, a brown bear in a pink tutu, is walking through the woods when she finds the perfect pet A little boy She brings him home and begs her mother to keep him, to which her mother reluctantly agrees At first Lucy has a wonderful time with her pet boy whose word bubbles are filled with small squeaks instead of dial [...]


    11. When Lucy the bear brings Squeaker the little boy home from her jaunt in the forest, Mama Bear tells Lucy that children make terrible pets And although Lucy and Squeaker have fun frolicking together, she discovers that Mama just may have been right Lucy learns the age old lesson that wild creatures belong with others of their kind, as when Squeaker disappears only to find his way back to his family of humans who all squeak too So that s how we sound to bears Peter Brown s cut paper and pencil il [...]


    12. Silly and fun story about a bear who finds the cutest little creature in the whole forest and has to make him her pet Even though her mother warns her that children make the worst pets, she promises to take care of him Of course, he eventually wanders off, and Lucy realizes he has a family of squeakers of his own.Very modern drawing style almost reminds me of the Nickelodeon cartoon The Fairly Odd Parents Very cute, and the pages are bordered with a wood grain, giving the book a unique look.Fun [...]


    13. Ultimately, a tale about not keeping wild animals as pets Lucy, the twirling, girly bear, finds a little boy in the woods and decides to keep him as a pet, since he is the cutest thing EVER Alas, she discovers that wild animals make messes and ruin things at home He belongs with his family and she makes the toughest decision to let him return home We love the illustrations and details found on the beautiful pages easily became one of our favorites at bedtime.


    14. This is an amazing story about a bear who finds a little boy and wants to keep him as his very own pet A beautiful spin on how to keep a wild animal in the wild when a child wants to keep one as their own pet This will be a newer edition to my own classroom library.


    15. I rate this 4 stars for Peter Brown s delightful illustrations.but I would give it 3 for the story I felt it could have been fuller language and description But still my 3 year old liked it, just not one to read over and over


    16. Reread in preparation for a lesson 10 11 16 When Lucy bear brings home a little boy that she spies in the forest, she begs her mom to keep him as a pet Lucy and her boy have lots of fun until, as her mother predicted, Lucy discovers that children make terrible pets Silly and sweet.




    17. Adorable story A young bear finds a human boy and decides she would like to keep him for a pet They have lots of fun, but she soon finds that it may be responsibility than she wants.





    18. I thought this was a cute story, but I wasn t a huge fan of it because of the artwork and illustrations throughout it As indicated in the book, the illustrations were drawn in pencil on paper with cut construction paper and wood Then, there was a little amount of tweaking done digitally on a computer I think that the way the illustrations were designed for this book were suitable for the plot, but I like books that have illustrations that are colorful bright with paints such as watercolor or go [...]


    19. Written and illustrated by Peter Brown, Children Make Terrible Pets is a B White Read Aloud Award winner that tells the story of Lucy the bear who finds a child in the woods and convinces her mom to let her keep him after ignoring her warning that children make terrible pets This book is intended for children in grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade I would recommend this book for children Kindergarten to 1st grade simply because of its silly storyline and simple vocabulary This book is adorable [...]


    20. This is such a sweet, light hearted story Children will love the story of Lucy, a bear that discovers a little child while playing outside one day She decides to keep him as a pet, and realizes through their journeys that children might actually make terrible pets The book is intended for children ages 3 5, and I think it is definitely appropriate for children of this age range The illustrations are perfectly catered to young children, with an abundance of colors and simplistic, cartoon style dr [...]


    21. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this silly story about a bear having a child for a pet, and it would be a great book that children ages 4 7 would also enjoy It would be a great book for parents to read with their children before getting a pet and use it to teach their children about responsibility and what pets need to survive The pictures appear to have been sketched using colored pencils because there are no visible strokes like when the illustrations are painted, and the colors throughout the bo [...]


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