Jack longs for a pet, something BIG, something EXCITING - like an elephant. Or a lion. Or maybe even a Tyransaurus rex! But mum's t so sure about Jack's suggestions, and she always has a very good reason. Then Jack thinks of a solution that pleases them both: a dog. However, Jack's choice of dog is perhaps t what his mum had in mind - This successful picture book is newly presented in a gorgeous board book format, designed to bring this humorous story to younger readers.
Emma Dodd's humorous, distinctive illustrations have proved successful in a number of Templar projects, including the amazing baby(R) range and a picture board series encompassing titles Sometimes - , When - , You and Me. What Pet to Get?, her first picture book, was followed by I Thought I Saw a Dinosaur in 2007 and Miaow Said the Cow in 2009. She is currently working on Egyptian Escape, a second graphic novel in the Charlie and Bandit Adventures.
Shortlisted for Booktrust Early Years Award: Pre-school Award 2006.