Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets

By Charlotte Voake

From acclaimed artist Charlotte Voake comes a perfectly paced, wickedly dark, laugh-out-loud picture book about very unsuitable pets!

In this laugh-out-loud, riotous new book from picture book master Charlotte Voake, follow Melissa, her friends, and all their rather unsuitable pets! There are certain animals that make suitable pets, like a cat, a dog or a guinea pig. Then there are other animals that definitely make unsuitable pets, like an octopus, a warthog or an elephant. They are much too large, too messy and, well, just a tad free-spirited. They also have a tendency to break things ... like floors, ceilings and tables. But can you guess what makes the most unsuitable pet ever? Here’s a clue … he has a long, scaly green tail and very sharp teeth.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406353006
  • Published: 02 Oct 2014
  • Price: £11.99
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  • Size: 220 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 32

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'The gentle story, with an unexpected bite at the end, has a charming timeless appeal.' Children’s Books Ireland Recommended Read

'Comical and original ' Smallish magazine

'Arresting, giggle inducing . . . wicked humour, a snappy ending . . . a delicious book for story time' Books for Keeps

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