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The Sloths Get a Pet (Step into Reading) Library Binding – October 28, 2003


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 6 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: 1 - 3
  • Series: Step into Reading
  • Library Binding: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (October 28, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375912290
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375912290
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,099,671 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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When the Sloth family decides to get a pet, they know just what they?re looking for?something warm and cozy and easy to care for, like that sweet little puppy who is napping in his cage. But they are in for a rude awakening! Puppy slobbers. He makes messes. He likes to run?fast! The Sloths soon realize that puppies need lots of love and care. Can they rise to the challenge? --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

More About the Author

Maribeth Boelts lives in Iowa with her family and has been writing for children for almost 20 years. Her most recent titles, "Those Shoes" and "Before You Were Mine" have won a number of awards. Her picture book, "Happy Like Soccer" was published May, 2012, and another picture book is forthcoming from Candlewick Press. A former teacher, Maribeth enjoys meeting and encouraging kids to read and write. "It is, in equal parts, an enthralling and confusing quest trying to crack the code on what makes a child pull a book off the shelf and continue turning the page. Figuring out what makes that same child laugh, feel understood or inspired is what keeps this career so interesting. I am grateful for every reader."

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