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The Snagglegrollop

By Daniel Postgate   Illustrated by Nick Price   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545104708 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9.4" x 11.32" | Ages 4 to 7

His mom and dad say no to all the typical pets—no dog, no cat, no goldfish—so Sam wonders, “How about a snagglegrollop?” “What's that?” asks his mom. “I just made it up,” Sam answers. “Then yes,” says Sam's dad, “you can have a snagglegrollop!” The family soon becomes very fond of the strange creature. But why is it so sad? Could it be that all a snagglegrollop needs is the friendship of a quibblesnuff?