In this companion to Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad, Rory learns that sometimes the things you're looking for are actually looking for you!
When Rory meets his friend Sheldon's pet crab, he realizes he wants a pet of his own. He searches high and low--from tree tops to sand pits--for a creature to love. At the end of the day, when Rory least expects it, he meets George. Liz Climo celebrates the bond between child and pet with her adorable, deceptively simple illustrations in this timeless story of a child's quest for companionship.
Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad
Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree
About the Author
Liz Climo grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and moved to Los Angeles after college to work as a character artist on The Simpsons. She is the illustrator of You Don't Want a Unicorn! and Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back?, as well as the author and illustrator of the Rory the Dinosaur series, You're Mom, Please Don't Eat Me, The Little World of Liz Climo, Lobster is the Best Medicine, and Best Bear Ever! Liz currently lives with her husband, their daughter, and their dog Shooby. You can see more of her work at thelittleworldofliz.com or on Instagram (@LizClimo).
Praise for Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet:
"The cartoon-style illustrations, achieved with "digital magic," are set off with plenty of white space, and...it is an appealing read-aloud. Children just developing a sense of humor will appreciate the innocent silliness of the tale."
"Climo's crisp, ever-adorable cartoons show the two teeter-tottering, playing dress-up, and sharing a bubble bath. It's a cheerfully absurd portrait of unconditional love."
"Climo's sweet digital illustrations brim with vibrant colors, and young listeners will enjoy noting the many witty visual details.... A perfect lap-sit title or story hour choice."