Gilbert wants a pet. That’s not so unusual, until you know that Gilbert is a goldfish. Not realizing that he IS a pet, he dreams of a companion of his own. His dream seems to come true when a dog appears outside his bowl. They get along fine at first, but a dog is not the pet for Gilbert. When things don’t work out so well, and the dog goes on his way, a mouse comes by, and then a fly. Gilbert’s search continues until the perfect pet appears. Only, it casts a shadow that belongs to an animal that looks suspiciously like a cat. Will Gilbert’s search end in tragedy?
This story is filled with humor, as Gilbert interacts with each of the potential pets. The illustrations are bright, clear and colorful. Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet is a perfect storytime title!
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