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A ROOSTER FOR A PET by Anushka Ravishankar Children’s Book Trust, 2022, 36 pp., 60.00
November 2022, volume 46, No 11

A richly illustrated children’s book written in simple, rhyming verses, A Rooster for a Pet is about a rambunctious rooster who turns the life of the author upside down. Bought by the author’s father, the cuddly ball of fluff soon grows to be a menace in the household, fluttering about the house, getting onto furniture and appliances, toppling utensils, stealing food, harassing the family cat, and generally being a boisterous pest, resulting in the parents muttering about dire consequences (Mommy says we’ll take him to the park and let him go; Daddy says we’ll give him off to the chick-chop shop; oh no).

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