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Meet Petunia.

More than anything, Petunia wants a pet.

“I’ll feed my pet every day,” she promises her parents.“I’ll take her for walks. I’ll read stories to her and draw her pictures.”

Petunia knows she can take care of a pet, but what happens when the pet she most desires is a skunk?

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Matches a charming girl named Petunia with a thoroughly inappropriate pet.”

    New York Times

  • “A  simple, beguiling story greatly enhanced by pictures by an artist with a superb eye for line & composition.  Bravo Paul!”

    Maurice Sendak

  • “Made me laugh out loud—Petunia's smile is infectious & the denouement is spot on.”

    Nancy Pearl

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About the Author

Paul Schmid’s father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all artists. He is the author and illustrator of A Pet for Petunia, Petunia Goes Wild, and Hugs from Pearl, and he is the illustrator of The Wonder Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. In 2010, Paul was awarded a month-long fellowship with Maurice Sendak. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Linda, and their daughter, Anna.