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Puppy Academy: Scout and the Sausage Thief

Written by Gill Lewis

Puppy Academy: Scout and the Sausage Thief Synopsis

Puppies to the rescue! From animal expert Gill Lewis, Puppy Academy is a fun new series introducing young readers to a team of plucky, irresistible puppies, learning their jobs as working dogs. A must for animal-loving boys and girls aged six to eight years. Scout is excited about the day ahead at the Sausage Dreams Puppy Academy - because today she's taking her Care in the Community test, an important step on her way to achieving her dream of becoming a police dog. But a good deed goes wrong and suddenly Scout is left on her own while her friends take the tests to get their badges. Can Scout put things right and make up for her mistakes? And then there's the mysterious sausage thief who's at large in Little Barking - if only Scout could find a way of catching him. . .

Puppy Academy: Scout and the Sausage Thief Press Reviews

'Seven to nine year-olds will enjoy reading about Frank Furter, the dreaded sausage pincher in Gill Lewis' fun adventure.' * Caroline Franklin, Newbury Weekly News * 'Young, newly independent readers will enjoy the fun story, which has real puppy-appeal' * Martin Kromer, Carousel (The Guide to Children's Books) * 'The expressive pictures and interesting facts about police dogs will keep young readers interested, while the tale may help them learn some lessons.' * Fresh Fiction blog * 'It's a fun and hugely enjoyable new school series with a twist.' * Mill Hill Synagogue magazine * 'Another fantastic book by Gill Lewis, this time for a younger audience ... Really fun read.' * Angels & Urchins * 'Easy reading and a delightful story; great start to the new series.' * Parents In Touch * 'This is a nice little adventure, where poor Scout is working hard at being good, but having setbacks and needing to work even harder and putting things right.' * Bookwitch blog * 'A gorgeous new series which is just perfect for those readers who have recently graduated on to chapter books.' * My Book Corner blog * 'The next best thing to having a puppy of your own!' * Lancashire Evening Post * 'A must for any children hooked on animals or school stories' * Kat Brown, The Telegraph * 'Children will delight in the adventures of the crime-busting canines' * The Bookseller * 'Gill Lewis has established herself as the principal contemporary writer of animal stories, combining a vet's knowledge of her subject with a novelist's capacity for character and plot.' * Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192739209
Publication date: 17th June 2015
Author: Gill Lewis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Gill Lewis

Gill Lewis spent much of her childhood in the garden where she ran a small zoo and a veterinary hospital for creepy-crawlies, mice, and birds. When she grew up she became a real vet and travelled from the Arctic to Africa in search of interesting animals and places. Gill's books for older children, Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, Moon Bear, and Scarlet Ibis published to worldwide critical acclaim and have been translated into more than twenty languages. She lives in the depths of Somerset with her husband and three children and writes from a tree house in the company of squirrels.

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