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 (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) 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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