Not That Pet! by Smriti Halls – Book Review

Not That Pet! by Smriti Halls – Book Review

Not that Pet by Smitri Halls

Not That Pet!

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It’s time to get a pet! Will Mabel find the perfect one for her family?

Hooray! Mabel and her family are getting a pet! There’s no time to lose! But which kind of animal should they choose? Not the snake – it’s too scary. The elephant’s too big. The worms are too wriggly and the hyena too giggly. Then Mabel has the perfect idea. But will her family agree? A laugh-out-loud rhyming story about finding the perfect pet – with plenty of hilarious twists along the way.

Review by Stacey

Not that pet! is an amusing fun rhyming story from children’s author Smriti Halls.

The young girl in the book has been told she can choose any pet, but some are too small, others too smelly, some are too slithery or prickly.

She goes through lots of pets all with the same response from her family – ‘Not that Pet!’.

I found this story highly amusing and giggled along with it. I can see young children loving it as well as enjoying the fabulous illustrations that accompany the words.

I also loved the ending. I won’t spoil it for others as to what pet the little girl finally chooses but I approve.

A wonderful, fun picture book that I can see being a bit hit with its readers.

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Smriti Halls

Smriti Halls

Smriti Halls is an award-winning, internationally bestselling children’s author whose books include Number 1 bestseller I Love You Night and Day, T-Veg and Don’t Call Me Sweet. She is published in more than 30 languages and counting.

Her stories, sometimes fast-paced and funny, sometimes lyrical and tender, are always full of heart and speak to the child in all of us. Previously Smriti worked at the BBC and across children’s publishing and television as a writer and commissioning editor for twelve years.

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