Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Liz Climo
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Rory's friends has a pet hermit crab named Sheldon, and he is so much fun! They play hide and go seek and fetch with Sheldon on the beach. Rory wants a pet too! He sets off to find himself a pet, but it is harder than he thought, and he has to go home for dinner before he finds one. While he's walking home a coconut falls from it's tree and rolls behind Rory. Rory races home with his new pet, George. George is so fun!
This book is amazing: cute, clever, funny, and beautifully illustrated! Rory is a sweet and quirky dinosaur that just wants a pet to love, and he finds his lovable pet in a hairy coconut. The illustrations are cute baby-faced and chubby cartoon animals that will melt your heart with their adorable figures and childlike demeanor. Adults and children alike will enjoy reading this witty tale about making due with what you have and loving it too!