Wanted: The Perfect Pet is an English original, written and illustrated by Fiona Roberton in 2009. This is the Chinese translated version.
This is one of the storybooks recommended for supplementary reading by Ministry of Education, Chinese Department (Singapore) for lower Primary level.
Henry has always wanted a pet dog, one with floppy ears and wet nose, and so he advertises for one. Duck lives all alone on the top of the hill and yearns to have a friend. When he comes across Henry's advertisement, he is thrilled. He dresses himself up as a dog to meet Henry. Henry takes in Duck, thinking that he is a dog. Was Duck eventually found out? How did Henry react? Was Duck kicked out of the house? Can Duck ever be the "perfect pet?" Let's read the book to find out.
Our Comment - This story sounds a little absurd, but hey, this is afterall a children fiction book, isnt' it? :)
This book is in hard cover. Simplified chinese. There are no hanyu pinyin. For reading to the child, this book may suit children of 4 years old and above. For self read, we would recommend this book for children above 7.
If you are looking for books on the topics of pets, you may like to check out I Wana Iguana.