Simon & Schuster



Spencer’s New Pet

What appears to be the simple story of a boy enjoying his new balloon animal as if it’s a pet turns out to be otherwise.

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Review of ‘Spencer’s New Pet’

Jessie Sima presents the entertaining story of Spencer’s New Pet as if it were an old black-and-white motion picture. The book opens with a film leader, the countdown from three to one with large numbers in rotating circles. The book’s art deco typeface—for the titles of the story’s three main parts, presented like the intertitles…

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