Every year, Gus asks his mom for the same birthday present: a pet. But he never gets one ... until this year. Go shopping with Gus to pick the perfect pet - and then see what happens on Show and Tell Day!
Meet the Author
Jacklyn Williams has published more than 20 books. When she is not writing, she is teaching others the craft. For the past 26 years, she has been an educator, teaching reading and language arts to at-risk middle schoolers. In 1992, Jacklyn received the Margaret Lynch Award. Each year, this award is given to one California educator as an acknowledgment of exemplary service in the promotion of literacy.
Jacklyn Williams has published more than 20 books. When she is not writing, she is teaching others the craft. She has been an educator for the past 26 years, teaching reading and language arts to at risk middle-schoolers.
In 1992, Jacklyn received the Margaret Lynch Award. Each year, this award is given to a single California educator acknowledging them for exemplary service in the promotion of literacy.
When Jacklyn is not writing, she spends her time reading, kayaking, and being the mother of a teen-aged daughter.
Doug Cushman has illustrated more than 100 children's books, 20 or so of which he has written. The inspirations of many stories have been born with a scribbled character in a sketch book or a café napkin.
Among Doug’s many honors, he has gained a place on the New York Times Children’s Best Sellers list and on the 2003 Children’s Literature Choice list. He has received a National Cartoonist’s Society Reuben award and a 2004 Christopher Award for his book illustrations.
Doug is a fan of mystery novels and enjoys cooking, eating, and absorbing French culture and inspiration, as well as a few extra kilos, in his new part-time home in Paris, France.
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