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Flubby Is Not a Good Pet!

Written & illustrated by J E Morris
Published by Penguin Workshop
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Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
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Meet Flubby–the lovably lazy feline who prefers a purr-fectly laid-back lifestyle! Flubby is a large, sleepy cat who refuses to do the things that other pets do. He won’t sing, catch, or even jump! But when a scary situation brings Flubby and his owner together, they realize they really do need each other–and that makes Flubby a good pet after all.

What Kind of Book is Flubby Is Not a Good Pet!

Quotes from This Book

  • “But he needs me.”
  • “Flubby does not sing.”

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Flubby the cat doesn’t sing, jump, run, or catch, like other animals might. If you have a pet, what can it do? If you don’t have a pet, what pet would you enjoy most, and why?

  • Flubby’s owner wants Flubby to have more abilities, but in the end decides the most important thing is that they need each other. What do you appreciate about your family members or pets?

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Who Wrote Flubby Is Not a Good Pet!

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J E Morris

Jennifer is an award-winning illustrator and children’s book author. She has illustrated picture books, children’s magazines, greeting cards, party ware and educational materials. She is the author and illustrator of numerous picture books. The best selling of which, “”May I Please Have a Cookie?”” has sold over one million copies.

Jennifer is a creative individual who also has in-depth knowledge of technology. She has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh with minors in studio art and mathematics and she also holds a Masters of Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. She is also involved with FIRST Lego League, an organization that promotes STEM learning in elementary and middle school.

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What Do Critics Say About This Book

  • “A full range of emotions, including happiness, frustration, boredom, concern, disappointment, fear, is conveyed with subtle changes in posture and eyes.”

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Publication Date:
April 23, 2019

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