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Not Norman: a goldfish story

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Candlewick Press,
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1st ed.
With wry humor and lighthearted affection, author Kelly Bennett and illustrator Noah Z. Jones tell an unexpected--and positively fishy--tale about finding the good in something you didn't know you wanted. "Don't think that just because you made me laugh, I'm going to keep you," I tell him. "Tomorrow, you're outta here." Norman the goldfish isn't what this little boy had in mind. He wanted a different kind of pet--one that could run and catch, or chase string and climb trees, a soft furry pet to sleep on his bed at night. Definitely not Norman. But when he tries to trade Norman for a "good pet," things don't go as he planned. Could it be that Norman is a better pet than he thought?
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Grouped Work ID b394f41a-e698-f7fa-51e0-22f34dd44d96
Full title not norman a goldfish story
Author bennett kelly
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 01:13:14AM

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subject_facet Disappointment -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Goldfish, Goldfish -- Juvenile fiction, Goldfish. -- Fiction, Pets, Pets -- Fiction, Pets -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Not Norman : a goldfish story
title_full Not Norman : a goldfish story / Kelly Bennett ; illustrated by Noah Jones, Not Norman : a goldfish story / Kelly Bennett ; illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
title_short Not Norman :
title_sub a goldfish story
topic_facet Disappointment, Friendship, Goldfish, Pets