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Can I Keep Him? (Picture Puffin Books) (original 1971; edition 1992)

by Steven Kellogg (Author)

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Mother objects to every pet Arnold asks to keep except one--a person.
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Title:Can I Keep Him? (Picture Puffin Books)
Authors:Steven Kellogg (Author)
Info:Dial Books for Young Readers (1992), 32 pages
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Can I Keep Him? by Steven Kellogg (1971)

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It is a joke but there is a picture of the mom with just her legs outiside of a tiger.
  FamiliesUnitedLL | May 4, 2024 |
Cute story of a lonely boy's need for a pet. His mother is weird though. ( )
  quondame | Feb 6, 2019 |
I kept laughing over this short story about a young boy who keeps begging his mother for a pet. The illustrations are classic Kellogg, with lots going on in the background and margins. This one is heading straight to my granddaughter! ( )
  fuzzi | Feb 3, 2019 |
Cute book that models giving reasons for your opinion. Also nice use of audience.

Lexile: AD510 ( )
  JoanAxthelm | Aug 4, 2017 |
Poor Arnold. I'm glad there's a solution to his loneliness next door. But I tell you what, when mine were little & expressed boredom or loneliness, first we did chores *together* and then we played or read *together.* ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
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