Author(s): Steven Kellogg
A fantasy about a small boy in search of companionship. Refused dog or cat, deer or tiger, bear or dinosaur, he finally settles realistically for a two-legged pet: a new boy next door.
Steven Kellogg is the acclaimed illustrator and author of more than a hundred books for children. Among them are "Can I Keep Him?," "The Island of the Skog," "Best Friends," "The Missing Mitten Mystery," and "The Mysterious Tadpole." Steven has received numerous accolades for his work, including the prestigious Regina Medal for his lifetime contribution to children s literature. He and his wife, Helen, live in Essex, New York."