Suzanne Selfors - Once Upon a Pet - Hachette Children's Group

Once Upon a Pet

A Collection of Little Pet Stories

By Suzanne Selfors

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A brilliant collection of pet stories from the world of Ever After High! Featuring the pets of all your favourite characters.

More fun from the world of Ever After High! This story collection features tales about the lovable and one-of-a-kind pets of your favourite characters.

The collection includes:
Duchess Swan and the Next Top Bird: A Little Pirouette Story
Lizzie Hearts and the Hedgehog's Hexcellent Adventure: A Little Shuffle Story
Ginger Breadhouse and the Candy Fish Wish: A Little Jelly Story
Hopper Croakington II and the Princely Present: A Little Drake Story
Dexter Charming and the Trouble with Jackalopes: A Little Mr. Cottonhorn Story
Darling Charming and the Horse of a Different Color: A Little Sir Gallopad Story
PLUS, two brand-new short stories!

These stories by Suzanne Selfors have previously been published as digital shorts - this collection brings them together in print for the first time.

Biographical Notes

Best-selling author, Suzanne Selfors, feels like a royal on some days and a rebel on others. She's written many books for kids, including the Smells Like Dog series and The Imaginary Veterinary series.
She has two charming children and lives on a magical island kingdom where she hopes it is her destiny to write stories forever after.

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  • ISBN: 9781510200333
  • Publication date: 27 Oct 2015
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Fairy Tail Ending: A School Story

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Truth or Hair

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Fairy's Got Talent

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Hero Training

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Darling Charming and the Horse of a Different Colour

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A Semi-Charming Kind of Life

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Science and Sorcery

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Dexter Charming and the Trouble with Jackalopes

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At Ever After High, Dexter Charming enjoys spending time with his intelligent, bookish, well-mannered pet, Mr. Cottonhorn. When a spell goes awry, and Dexter and Raven are faced with a bunch of unruly baby jackalopes, can Mr. Cottonhorn help to save the day? Read this original short story about Dexter and his pet jackalope, Mr. Cottonhorn.This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novelA Semi-Charming Kind of Life.

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Ever After High: Hopper Croakington II and the Princely Present (A Little Drake Story)

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This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Kiss and Spell. At Ever After High, Hopper Croakington II has a hopeless crush on Briar Beauty, but whenever he tries to talk to her he turns into a frog! When it's Briar's birthday, Hopper wants to give her a completely unique present -- he doesn't know what to do until he meets a little dragonfly with a fiery talent. Read this original short story about how Hopper got his pet dragonfly, Drake.

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Kiss and Spell

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General Villainy

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Ever After High: Ginger Breadhouse and the Candy Fish Wish (A Little Jelly Story)

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At Ever After High, Ginger Breadhouse is working on some hextra credit for Science and Sorcery class when a bit of potion spills on a gummy candy fish and brings it to life! Now Ginger has to figure out how to care for a pet made out of sugar! Read this original short story about how Ginger got her pet fish, Jelly.This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Kiss and Spell.

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Lizzie Hearts and the Hedgehog's Hexcellent Adventure

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At Ever After High, Lizzie Hearts has a pet hedgehog with a serious sweet tooth. But when the hedgehog eats an entire waffle throne, she gets a major stomachache! Can an adventure with a new friend help to cure her tummy troubles? Read this original short story about Lizzie and her pet hedgehog, Shuffle. This story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Next Top Villain.

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Next Top Villain

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Duchess Swan and the Next Top Bird

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At Ever After High, Duchess Swan knows that her pet swan is the most talented bird of all - even more talented than Daring Charming's pet peacock! Duchess arranges a Feathered Friends Talent Show to prove it, once and for all. But will stage fright get the best of the bird who does ballet? Or can she shine in the spotlight? Read this original short story about Duchess and her pet swan, Pirouette. This story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Next Top Villain

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The Rain Dragon Rescue

Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
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Ben and Pearl are back at Dr Woo's, eager to spend another day working with imaginary creatures!When Mr Tabby directs them to the roof, they finally have a chance to meet the reclusive dragon that's been hiding out at the hospital - and that Ben and Pearl had spotted flying over Buttonville on Ben's first day in town. But all too soon, they're summoned to the basement, to the hospital's portal into the Imaginary World. A call for help has come in, and with Dr Woo away, Ben and Pearl are the only ones who can respond.Their mission: to rescue the rain dragon and uncover the identity of a poacher who's found a way to enter the Imaginary World. What does this mean for Dr Woo and her mythical creatures? Only time will tell. Luckily, Ben and Pearl are up for the challenge!

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The Lonely Lake Monster

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Pearl Petal and Ben Silverstein can't wait for their first official day as apprentices to Dr Woo, veterinarian for imaginary creatures. That is, until they are tasked with clipping the bigfoot's big toenails. Gross!Then Pearl spots a lake monster in the water behind the hospital. Even though they've been told not to leave the building for any reason, Pearl and Ben set off for a closer look. But when Ben is captured by the creature and held hostage in the middle of the lake, it's up to Pearl to hatch a rescue mission. Will she save the day, or cement her reputation as town troublemaker?

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The Bigfoot Escape

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When Ben Silverstein is sent to the rundown town of Buttonville to spend the summer with his grandfather, he's certain it will be the most boring holiday ever. That is, until his grandfather's cat brings home what looks like . . . a baby dragon? Enter Pearl Petal, a local girl with an eye for adventure, who helps Ben take the wounded dragon to the only veterinarian in town - the mysterious Dr Woo. No one knows where Dr Woo came from or why she's moved into the old button factory and renamed it Dr Woo's Worm Hospital. But as Ben and Pearl discover once they are inside, Dr Woo's isn't a worm hospital at all - it's actually a secret hospital for Imaginary Creatures. After Ben accidentally leaves the hospital's front door unlocked, a rather large, rather stinky, and very hairy beast escapes into Buttonville. Ben and Pearl are tasked with retrieving the runaway creature, and what started out as the most boring holiday ever becomes the story of a lifetime.

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