Melissa’s Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets

Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable PetsBy Charlotte Voake

In this simple picture book we meet Melissa, her friends, and all their unsuitable pets. It explores a variety of animals and why they would not make great pets. A giraffe is a gentle pet with lovely long legs, but she’s a bit too tall for Caroline. It was a fun book with great illustrations and would make a great read-aloud.

Review by Vanessa Eyre, Robert Frost Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades PreK-2

Melissa’s Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets
Written by Charlotte Voake
Candlewick Press
32 pages
Release Date: April 23, 2015

Categories: Elem. – Picture Book
Tags: read aloud, pets, animals, friends, picture book

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