Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
Dave Keane is the author of Sloppy Joe and Bobby Bramble Loses His Brain . He lives in Northern California, where his family pet is a tortoise named Shelly! Visit him at mrdavekeane.com. Follow Dave on Twitter, @MrDaveKeane.
K.G Campbell was born in Kenya, but raised and educated in Scotland. He has illustrated the Newbury Award winning Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo and Lester's Dreadful Sweaters, which he also wrote. K.G. lives in California. Visit him at kgcampbell.com and follow him on Twitter, @KGCampbell2.