Animals in the house: a history of pets and people

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Scholastic Nonfiction, Apr 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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There are approximately 377,800,000 pets purring, slithering, or swimming in the United States! ANIMALS IN THE HOUSE combines hilarious illustrations and a fun, youthful text to tell the story of pets through the ages and the people who kept them, including famous pets and pet owners. Each chapter touches on the history of the animal in the wild, its domestication, and the high points of its popularity as a pet. Kids will also discover historical attitudes and superstitions about pets.

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Review: History Of Pets And People (Animals In The House)

User Review  - Kailey M. - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book very very much. It gave me insight as to how some pets and animals came to be together. I learned a lot about famous people through history and how they got and named some of their ... Read full review

Review: History Of Pets And People (Animals In The House)

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Great informational book for students interested in people and animals. Bright, colorful book with pictures and photographs that grab the readers attention. Read full review

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DowN Boy
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Keenan has a master's degree in English literature with a minor in women's studies from the University of Massachusetts.