Best Pet Ever

The "Why Dinosaurs Are The Ultimate Childhood Companion" post over at Tor.com brought to mind The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth, a 1956 middle-grade book about a farmboy raising a triceratops that hatches from an oversized egg laid by a very startled hen.   I wanted my own triceratops, dammit! This is one of the great illustrations by Louis Darling:

I may make that my computer's next wallpaper.

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