Posts Tagged ‘Woof’

Reader Email


February 7th, 2019 Posted 8:19 am

From: [redacted]
Subject: book club

Message Body:
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


Why Writing For Kids …


November 20th, 2018 Posted 8:18 am

… is the greatest!



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Beginnings (More)


October 7th, 2018 Posted 7:58 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 2015 – #33, WOOF, first in the Bowser and Birdie middle-grade series (available to adults with fake ID). This is actually the second middle-grade series that Pete’s done, the other being the Echo Falls series (covered in earlier editions of Beginnings).

[Utterly charmed by a spunky girl and her charismatic canine, mystery fans will find themselves looking forward to a return to the little bayou town of St. Roch.”
– Kirkus Reviews]

Two humans stood outside my cage, a white-haired woman and a gum-chewing kid. Gum-chewing is one of the best sounds out there, and the smell’s not bad either. I liked the kid from the get-go.

They gazed in at me. I gazed out at them. The white-haired woman had blue eyes, washed out and watery. The kid’s eyes were a bright, clear blue, like the sky on a cloudless day. I hadn’t seen the sky in way too long.

“How about this one, Grammy?” the kid said.




September 15th, 2018 Posted 9:19 am

Here’s something interesting – a review of WOOF (first in the Bowser and Birdie middle-grade series) from the Amazon page. It’s by Orson Scott Card, writer of ENDER’S GAME:

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