The Best Pet of All - LaRochelle, David

The mother of a little boy won't let him have a dog, but she says he can have a dragon for a pet--if he can find one. Wry, stylish illustrations with an appealing retro look perfectly complement the spare, witty text. Full color.

The Best Pet of All 2009, Puffin Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780142412725

Trade paperback

The Best Pet of All 2004, Dutton Children's Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780525471295