Alex doesn't want an ordinary pet. He wants a dinosaur. But when he gets one, it turns out to be rather more than he bargained for. Satoshi Kitamura won the Mother Goose Award for "Angry Arthur".
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Hiawyn Oram was brought up in South Africa. She was a professional actor before coming to England, where she has worked as an advertising copywriter and has had numerous books published. Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and worked in advertising there before moving to London in 1980. He won the Mother Goose Award for Angry Arthur and he is now one of the most distinguished illustrators in Britain.From the Back Cover:
Alex doesn’t want an ordinary pet.
Alex wants a dinosaur.
But once he has one it turns out to be rather more than he bargained for!
‘A big surprise ending that will relieve parents.’ Evening Standard
‘The realities of pet-keeping will not be lost on any former hamster-owner.’ Independent
‘A wonderful book, for adults and children to share.’ Child Education
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Book Description Scholastic, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99834901