Mary Margaret is desperate for a pet. But her father is allergic to almost everything, and her mother is too busy with the new baby coming to focus on finding a hypoallergenic pet for her precocious, nearly-nine-year-old daughter. So Mary Margaret takes matters into her own hands and comes up with some very interesting ideas about how to get a pet-ideas that include harbouring a runaway rat, playing farmer for a family of ants, and selling "poop purses" to dog owners in the hopes of raising enough money to get a dog and pay kennel fees. Young readers will cheer as this indomitable heroine finds a very unique way of dealing with the common childhood desire for a pet.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2007