The Talk-About-Books series is designed to enhance a baby or toddler's first collection of books. MY PET explores the fun and responsibilities of having a pet. Pets are loving and playful and just fun to be with. but having a pet also means taking good care of it: food and water, lots of exercise, and a clean place to sleep. And don't forget a trip to the vet to keep your pet healthy! Each book is illustrated with realistic and comforting photographs. Children from various familial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds experience friends in their many wonderful forms. The simple text and engaging photos invite and encourage discussion between adult and child as they have fun exploring the images together.