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AN Octopus Followed Me Home

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 63 Ratings and 12 Reviews

Book Description
Could you say no to a sweet little pet with nowhere to go? How about a pet with big green, watery eyes and eight squiggly legs just made for cuddling? All you need is a big heart, an understanding parent, and a house that isn't just a home it's a complete zoo! Dan Yaccarino sets this comic tale in motion with bright, bold art that bursts off the page. This story will make any parent or child who'... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingMass Market Paperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages32
Publication Date02/01/2000
The Creators
About Dan Yaccarino (Author, Illustrator) : Dan Yaccarino is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Dan Yaccarino include Go, Go America, Little Boy with a Big Horn (A Golden Classic), Knock,... more
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Reader Comments
9/29/2008 Book Dads said:
A little girl arrives at her house with an octopus that followed her home, but when she asks her daddy if she can keep him, he reminds her of the other pets he has let her keep. That would be the crocodile, seals, giraffe, grizzly bear, penguins, mountain goats, rabbits, and elephants that are alre... more

tags: I recommend, children's book, Dan Yaccarino, pets, animals, dads, fathers

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