Every time you play, sing or read with young children they are learning about language. Create an ad for their idea of a perfect pet write up a t chart comparing a dog to a different type of pet write a persuasive piece of text, stating why an unusual animal would make a good pet eg. Kindergartengrade 2 henry is looking for the perfect pet. The perfect pet by fiona roberton, 9781444902631, download free ebooks, download free pdf epub ebook.
The illustrations are simple and a child can relate to them. You may enjoy searching together for the page on which henry puts up the wanted poster for the perfect pet. Have you noticed the special combination of words and illustrations in this book. I fell in love with the story of the boy looking for his perfect pet. New teacher required a lovely writing lesson based on the request for a new nanny clip from mary poppins. The perfect pet fiona roberton download free ebook. Play is the most powerful way young children learn. The perfect pet by fiona roberton, 9780399254611, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. Sweet on books is the place to go for childrens book recommendations. The perfect pet, other than the visual pop of the red cover, is the simple illustration a divine little boy with a sodden pet. He has an extensive collection of frogs, but frogs are boring. I saw this book, based on title alone, and thought it would be perfect to read to the kids, thinking that they might relate to the characters. One day, a duck gets ahold of this ad and decides he will be the perfect pet for henry. A few weeks ago i posted about borrowing this book from the library. I can also tie in some research on the type of pet they want. The story opens with a little boy who talks about how very badly he wants a pet, and of all the pets, a dog is the best pet of all.
Fiona robertons irresistible illustrations and utterly charming characters will win the hearts of readers of all ages. Henry decides to take in the poor duck anyway and discovers that he may have met his perfect pet after all. A boy who desperately wants a pet dog ends up with a duck instead. Wanted, the perfect pet book chicago public library.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I grew up with cats as pets so im not against getting my kids a pet. All that henry wants more than a cowboy costume, chips, or world peace is a dog. The ad he places in the classifieds reads, must have waggy tail, floppy ears, soft wet nose and warm furry tongue.
The perfect pet illustrated by bruce whatley harpercollins 2003 after elizabeths parents do not agree with her various suggestions for the perfect pet. I want a pet with personality, he tells his mother. What henry wanted more than anything in the whole wide world. This activity created by students at the university of alaska anchorage. Far away a duck who lives on a hilltop is very lonely. Fiona roberton was born in oxford and studied art and design in london and new york. Picture books to use for teaching persuasive writing. Wanted the perfect pet book lessonsunit pdf doc animal. Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears book kids reading with english subtitles duration. From fiona roberton, the bestselling author of the picture books for children, wanted. Search for books in a variety of ways to get new book ideas. I keep telling them that they need to convince daddy though. Not everyone has to go to the pet shop to find their perfect pet.
The perfect pet by fiona roberton from waterstones today. Check out our unique reader levels to find the right books for your reader. Henry is disappointed for a moment, until he thinks of all the amazing things this duck can do, and realizes hes found the perfect pet after all. Roberton makes this fantastic silliness work by choosing to take her characters seriously and. Wanted the perfect pet learning time the little big book. Rather than making a rash decision, henry takes the time to research the ducks pros and cons. The perfect pet by fiona roberton penguin books australia. The boy looked up what ducks can do and made a list of all of the good things about ducks and tells the duck that he is the perfect pet. What henry wanted more than anything in the whole wide world, more than chips, more than. What about the illustrations and plot did you find amusing. She has kept the wolf from the door for a number of years by working as a designer, but. I want my students to write me a persuasive paragraph on any pet that they would like to have. So the boy outs an ad in the paper for a dog to be his pet. The duck is of course heartbroken and dejectedly goes in to find the boy reading a book, the encyclopedia.
Use your diagram as inspiration to write a description in the same style as the book. He looks up in his book about ducks and discovers a long list of duck skills before declaring that although he isnt a dog he might still be the perfect pet for him. So he puts an ad in the newspaper to find the perfect pet. Sep 30, 2019 wanted the perfect pet book lessonsunit pdf doc. He realizes that this can do things that a dog cant.
Fiona robertons irresistible illustrations and utterly. All the nameless duck who lives alone at the top of a cold and windy hill wants, is a friend. The perfect pet by fiona roberton a few weeks ago i posted about borrowing this book from the library. Bubbys reading circle book 59 the perfect pet duration. Use a venn diagram to compare and contrast the traits and qualities of the. Students can write to the boy, as the duck, to persuade him that he is the perfect pet. The perfect pet and the perfect present, comes a gorgeous story about finding someone who understands, perfectly.175 332 692 23 758 409 1312 798 1137 904 144 1319 967 136 1000 1536 896 776 930 21 711 1502 1423 755 1377 540 1371 294 1057 1286 954 791 626 1480 529 592 839 822 373 621