This Moose Belongs to Me

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Philomel Books, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
77 Reviews
The age-old tale of a boy and his moose . . . now a New York Times bestseller!

Wilfred is a boy with rules. He lives a very orderly life. It's fortunate, then, that he has a pet who abides by rules, such as not making noise while Wilfred educates him on his record collection. There is, however, one rule that Wilfred's pet has difficulty following: Going whichever way Wilfred wants to go. Perhaps this is because Wilfred's pet doesn't quite realize that he belongs to anyone.

A moose can be obstinate in such ways.

Fortunately, the two manage to work out a compromise. Let's just say it involves apples.

Oliver Jeffers, the bestselling creator of Stuck and The Incredible Book Eating Boy, delivers another deceptively simple book sure to make kids giggle.

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Adorable + great artwork! - Goodreads
Picture books give really great relationship advice. - Goodreads
I like this-the illustrations are amazing! - Goodreads
Classic Jeffers wit and stunning illustrations. - Goodreads
Love the illustrations and simply how unique it is. - Goodreads
And the artwork is wonderful. - Goodreads

Review: This Moose Belongs to Me

User Review  - Luanne Hatcher - Goodreads

This was a cute story about a boy, Wilfred, who decided that a moose he found, was his. He named it Marcel and taught it many rules on how to be a good pet. Marcel followed some of the rules well, but ... Read full review

Review: This Moose Belongs to Me

User Review  - Whitney Rachel - Goodreads

I laughed out loud half-way through this book. What fantastic names for a moose! Marcel, Rodrigo, Dominic! Also...Wilfred's head is shaped like a light bulb. Jeffers' book cracks me up because WHAT ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Oliver Jeffers ( makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home; The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down, the New York Times bestselling Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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