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February 7th, 2019 Posted 8:19 am

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Subject: book club

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I have a ? for you in the book Woof ,why did you skip half a page right before a chapter? my name is [redacted] i`m in grade 3 me and my friend [redacted] read your book for book club so there is a hole series of woof .well that should rap it up well goodbye keep up the good books boi

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From A Young Reader …

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January 8th, 2019 Posted 8:23 am

… re the Bowser and Birdie series:

“hi, I have to read 40 books by may, and I could easily do that until I found out I have to read different genres, I love your series and none other. could you make another book, or recommend me a book? I’m looking at the Chet and Bernie series. no rush or sweat to make a new book, but it would be great if you did”

A recommendation? How about:

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Beginnings (More)

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October 28th, 2018 Posted 7:57 am

On Sundays we’ve been doing beginnings – all the Peter Abrahams books in chronological order, including those written under the Spencer Quinn pen name. Here from 2017 – #36, BOW WOW, third in the Bowser and Birdie middle-grade series (available at no extra charge to adults with fake ID). As with the Chet and Bernie series, the B&B’s can be read in any order.

[“Spencer Quinn speaks two languages — suspense and dog — fluently.” – Stephen King]

A car beeped outside our house at 19 Gentilly Lane. Beep beep. The beep beep of a horn hurts my ears in a way you probably wouldn’t understand, since my sense of hearing is a lot different from yours. I didn’t say better than yours, so don’t be upset. But just between you and me, it is better! I hear sounds humans don’t hear all time! For example, that drip drip drip, right now, under the kitchen sink? Down in the cupboard with all the cleaning supplies, including some tasty sponges? But never mind the sponges. The point is someone should do something to stop that drip drip drip – except they won’t because they don’t even hear it. There’s going to be a big puddly mess, and soon!

 

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Beginnings (More)

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October 21st, 2018 Posted 8:22 am

On Sundays we’ve been doing beginnings – all the Peter Abrahams books in chronological order, including those written under the Spencer Quinn pen name. Here from 2016 – #35, ARF, second in the Bowser and Birdie middle-grade series (available at no extra charge to adults with fake ID). As with the Chet and Bernie series, the B&B’s can be read in any order.

[“Spencer Quinn speaks two languages — suspense and dog — fluently.” – Stephen King]

I awoke to the smell of bacon. Could the day have gotten off to a better start? Not to my way of thinking, even though I knew right away that this bacon was of the distant kind, not sizzling in our own kitchen here at 19 Gentilly Lane, but somewhere in the neighborhood. Certain smells – bacon, for example – have the power to pull you toward them. What with your tiny nose – compared to mine, that is – this may be news to you. Not your fault! Don’t feel bad!

I sprang off the bed, glanced back at Birdie. She was fast asleep, hair all in a tangle, crust in the corners of her eyes, and a bit of drool leaking from the side of her mouth. No one was more beautiful than Birdie. There are times when I can just gaze at her for what seems like forever. This wasn’t one of them.

 

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