Sam's first pet is a hamster, and though she's only had him for a week, she's already bored by him. She daydreams about having a more exotic pet, like a unicorn, a hippogriff, and more.
Even though these animals are more interesting, Sam realizes that they have qualities that might keep them from being the perfect pet.
Vikki VanSickle's rhymes are fun and innovative, and Cale Atkinson's illustrations are as gorgeous as always. The last page sends the reader off with a great joke that will make you realize nothing's as it seems!
As an added bonus, this book is beautiful beneath the cover:
and has clever end papers with squiggly, squirmy creatures all over: