Tails Are Not for Pulling (Best Behavior Series)

Tails Are Not for Pulling (Best Behavior Series)

by Elizabeth Verdick, Marieka Heinlen
     
 

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If pets could talk, what would they say? Maybe “Fur is for petting, backs are for scratching, noses are for nuzzling . . . and tails are not for pulling!” Toddlers and pets belong together—as long as toddlers don’t chase, grab, squeeze, yank, and tease. In simple words and delightful illustrations, this book teaches the basics of kindness… See more details below

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If pets could talk, what would they say? Maybe “Fur is for petting, backs are for scratching, noses are for nuzzling . . . and tails are not for pulling!” Toddlers and pets belong together—as long as toddlers don’t chase, grab, squeeze, yank, and tease. In simple words and delightful illustrations, this book teaches the basics of kindness to animals: careful handling, awareness, safety, and respect. It also includes helpful tips for parents and caregivers.

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“Teaching very young people that pets are living creatures and not toys is of utmost importance. Tails Are Not for Pulling is a fun book sure to be enjoyed by parents, their children—and their pets!”
—Jack Hanna, Director Emeritus, Columbus Zoo, Host, “Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures”

“Colorful, lively illustrations make Tails Are Not for Pulling stand out from the crowd, and the book's vocabulary will keep children up to age 3 interested and engaged.”—BookWire

Recommended by Matthew “Uncle Matty” Margolis, dog trainer, aggressive-dog expert, author, and host of the PBS television series “WOOF!  It’s a Dog’s Life.”

"It's not always an easy feat to teach little ones about morals and the difference between right and wrong. But great news for you author Elizabeth Verdick is her to help you..." -Baby Let's Shop blog.

ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award, Winner

Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Socially Responsible Products, Winner

iParenting Media Awards Greatest Products, Winner

 Dr. Toy’s Best Children’s Products, Winner

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575421803
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
Free Spirit Best Behavior Series
Edition description:
Board Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
134,512
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
1 - 4 Years

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