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The perfect pet

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About this book

Very First Reading: Book 3
The perfect pet

  • Join Nell and Dad on their trip to the pet shop – can they find the perfect pet?
  • Part of the award-winning “Usborne Very First Reading” series specially developed in consultation with literacy experts to help children learn to read.
  • Designed for a child to read together with an adult, allowing the child to gradually take a greater share of the story in each book to achieve confident, independent reading.
  • Features superb illustrations to accompany the rhyming story. Followed by fun puzzles to test comprehension and provide further practice.
  • Includes guidance notes for parents and teachers, with further extensive support on the Usborne Quicklinks Website.

Russell Punter

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.


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