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Can I Have a Tyrannosaurus Rex, Dad? Can I? Please!

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A boy comes up with many creative reasons why a Tyrannosaurus rex would be a good and helpful pet to have.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 7th 2000 by Troll Communications (first published December 31st 1999)
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Alice
This is fun book...wishing you had an extinct pre historic in your life, oh the time you would have! There are some serious benefits if you have a T-rex...but mostly not a very practical pet.... Fun book! Looks like the pictures were done in a very neat looking crayon/colored pencil technique.
Janice Redding
This book is aboo talks about reasons ut a boy who talks about reasons why he would like a T- rex to his dad. It is a good fiction book to read before implmenting a lesson on persuasive writing. This is a great read of second graders and up.
Inspired Kathy
This book was fun to read to my 7 year old. A boy keeps asking his dad if he can have a T-rex and telling him all the good things that would happen if he had one for a pet.
Suz
Great example to use for talking about author's purpose and persuasive writing.
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