National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship and Four-legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics

National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship and Four-legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics

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Meet Paco the pint-size Chihuahua who scared to masked robbers out of a convenience store; a pet cat that takes swimming lessons, a parrot that rides a scooter, a cat that plays piano, a Pomeranian pooch that swallowed $10,000 worth of diamonds, a dog that adopted a newborn potbellied pig, and many other amazing pets. This page-turner offers 125 heart-warming

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Meet Paco the pint-size Chihuahua who scared to masked robbers out of a convenience store; a pet cat that takes swimming lessons, a parrot that rides a scooter, a cat that plays piano, a Pomeranian pooch that swallowed $10,000 worth of diamonds, a dog that adopted a newborn potbellied pig, and many other amazing pets. This page-turner offers 125 heart-warming and hilarious anecdotes, illustrated with full-color photos of these intriguing animals. Stories include unlikely animal friends, animal heroes, amazing animal tricks, wacky truth-is-stranger-than-fiction stories of animal antics, and more. Plus, loads of animal facts sprinkled throughout the book.

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Children's Literature - Kristin Harris
A collection of animal antics is found in this book. One hundred and twenty-five animals are featured in brief entries with photos that focus on Pampered Pets, Real Animal Heroes, and Silly Pet Tricks. Stories and photos include dogs riding scooters, pigs surf-boarding, a pet mouse on a skateboard, and a dog collecting trash for recycling. All of this is fun and entertaining, with a few real surprises. Meet Darius, the Flemish giant rabbit that weighs fifty pounds. We see in the photograph that the rabbit is almost as big as his owner. There are horses that paint, artwork included and gorillas with a pet rabbit. Among the pampered pets are guinea pigs with wardrobes and wigs and a turtle with a knitted stegosaurus outfit. Numerous entries herald animals that have been heroes, like the pit bull that saved a family from a fire. There are other entries of odd animal pairings; a spaniel and a pet owl, a cat guide for a blind dog, a half zebra/half donkey. Another hero is a pit bull that alerts his owner when she might have a seizure. This book will amuse readers. Reviewer: Kristin Harris; Ages 6 to 12.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781426314599
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
05/13/2014
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
160,731
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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