Petunia Goes Wild

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HarperCollins, Jan 24, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
16 Reviews

Petunia has had just about enough of being human. All those baths, good manners, clean clothes, even combed hair!

So our clever Petunia hatches a shocking and audacious plan to get away from all the haftas and instead live wild and free.

It is only when Petunia is about to leave it all that she realizes there can be joys and pleasures in being a human child.

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User Review  - Mariah Christensen - Goodreads

A little girl wants to be an animal and even asks her parents to be their pet. It was a little strange to me. Read full review

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

A good story about pretending and make believe. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Paul Schmid's father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all artists. He is the author and illustrator of A Pet for Petunia, Petunia Goes Wild, and Hugs From Pearl and the illustrator of The Wonder Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. In 2010, Paul was awarded a monthlong fellowship with Maurice Sendak. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Linda, and their daughter, Anna.

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