As long as it's not a dog

Jaco Jacobs

Illustrated by Patrick Latimer

Ages 6 to 9
10 October 2023


Tim’s birthday is around the corner and he knows exactly what he wants … a dog! Unfortunately, his parents have other ideas. They think dogs are noisy, messy and lots of work. What will Tim ask for, for his birthday? An electric guitar? A pet python? A motorbike? Or maybe he can come up with a plan to make his parents change their minds…

Tim’s birthday wishes will have toddlers – and their parents – in stitches!