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by Joe Hayes
illustrated by Antonio Castro L.
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How can a kid have a pet rattlesnake? Well, it can only happen to Joe Hayes. Surely, Joe wouldn’t fib!

Product Details

10-digit ISBN1-935955-62-4
13-digit ISBN978-1-935955-62-7
Also Available InHardcover
Page Count32
Product Dimensions8.5 x 11
Publication DateJune 24, 2014
RightsAll Rights Available
Rattlesnakes and storyteller Joe Hayes must have a thing for each other. Joe’s teamed up again with Antonio Castro L. to tell us how one day he saved a rattlesnake’s life. Sure enough, that made the rattlesnake so happy he followed Joe home. The snake became Joe’s pet. Just like a dog. Oh, wow, Joe’s tall tales get taller every year!

Watch Joe Hayes tell My Pet Rattlesnake in this free, online video, part of the Joe Hayes Storytelling Collection.

Kirkus Reviews
"The creators of The Gum Chewing Rattler (2006) concoct another outlandish episode with a twist in its tale A shaggy snake story certain to elicit hoots and hollers aplenty from young audiences."
- May 12, 2014  Visit Website
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The Midwest Book Review
“…Comic relief and gallows humor combine effortlessly. My Pet Rattlesnake ends with a bang or a rattle, and like all tall tales, grows taller with the telling.”
- July 25, 2014 
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