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Title:
Pocket pets
Author:
Silverstein, Alvin.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series:
Summary:
Discusses the pros and cons of keeping various small pets such as chinchillas, hamsters, gerbils, and mice and examines their care, feeding, and emotional needs.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780761313700
Format :
Book

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Summary

A series of four books on various kinds of pets, including some unusual ones. Each book includes some general science background, such as the evolution of the animals described, and will serve as a guide to those seeking a pet suitable for specific areas and circumstances. Books in the series: "A Pet or Not?"; "Snakes and Such"; "Different Dogs"; "Pocket Pets".


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-7-These informative books encourage prospective pet owners to be responsible and to find out all they can about an animal before bringing it into their homes. In Dogs, each breed is introduced with a large full-color photograph and a list of facts about cost, food, housing, and training. More detail follows on the history of the breed and on what owners can expect from their pet. The authors include the Akita, basenji, bulldog, Chihuahua, Chinese shar-pei, dachshund, greyhound, Saint Bernard, shih tzu, and fennec fox. A list of Internet sites ends each section. Pets discusses animals such as the hamster, gerbil, guinea pig, and rabbit along with rarer creatures such as the chinchilla, duprasi, and flying squirrel. These colorful introductory guides may provide the only information available on some of the more unusual species.-Denise Reitsma, Howe Library, Hanover, NH (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Chinchillap. 6
Degup. 10
Hamsterp. 14
Gerbilp. 18
Duprasip. 22
Ratp. 26
Mousep. 30
Flying Squirrelp. 34
Guinea Pigp. 38
Rabbitp. 42
Not a Pet!p. 46
For Further Informationp. 47
Indexp. 48

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