Loudest Beagle on the Block (Pet Trouble)
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Summer 2009 Kids' List
“When Ella's beagle howls whenever the musically talented girl sings, she has to learn to cope with the challenge with the help of new friends. This is a great dog/girl story in a series that also includes Pet Trouble: Runaway Retriever (Scholastic Paperbacks, $5.99 paper, 9780545102414 / 0545102413). Both books are wonderful summer reads.”
— Candace Moreno, San Marino Toy & Book Shoppe, San Marino, CA
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Ten-year-old Ella lives for music, and with the school talent show coming up, she doesn't have time for anything else. So when her aunt's beagle comes to live at her house, Ella doesn't think she has time for a dog -- especially when it turns out that every time the beagle hears music, she wants to sing along! And her voice is definitely NOT angelic. How is Ella supposed to win the talent show when all she can hear every time she rehearses is AAOOOWWAAAOOOOOO?
Scholastic, 9780545102421, 164pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2009
About the Author
Tui T. Sutherland is the author of several books for young readers, including the Menagerie trilogy, the Pet Trouble series, and three books in the bestselling Seekers series (as part of the Erin Hunter team). In 2009, she was a two-day champion on Jeopardy! She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two adorable sons, and one very patient dog. To learn more about Tui's books, visit her online at www.tuibooks.com.