Do Not Wish for a Pet Ostrich!

By Sarina Siebenaler, Gabby Correia (illustrator),

Book cover of Do Not Wish for a Pet Ostrich!

Book description

What happens when a spunky little girl wishes on a shooting star for a pet of her very own?

She wishes for a pet OSTRICH, of course!

Their wildly crazy and fun-filled feathery shenanigans will keep kids guessing what will happen next.

The LAUGH OUT LOUD surprise ending will bring…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Do Not Wish for a Pet Ostrich! as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Children love to believe in make-believe—and I believe in letting them believe as long as possible. This book, with its rollicking humor, is one that children will want you to read over and over again. When a young girl wishes for a pet ostrich, she has no idea what she’s in for. Imagine trying to walk an ostrich on a leash or feed him 78 apples that get stuck in his long throat! This hilarious rhyming story, with illustrations that almost jump off the page, also has an ending you would never expect.

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