Sunday, July 2, 2017

Pet-Sitting Peril by Willo Davis Roberts-ADVISABLE

Roberts, Willo Davis, Pet-Sitting Peril. pgs. 244. REPRINT. Simon and Schuster, 2016. $7.99. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: G

In order to earn money for his family’s trip to Disney Land, Nick starts working as a petsitter for the Hillsdale Apartments where he lives. Things aren’t as easy as he thinks, however, Lightbulbs mysteriously burn out, small fires ignite, and other strange things. Things start to take a weird turn when Nick is spending the night alone Will he figure out what’s going on before it’s too late?

Full of mystery and suspense, Roberts’ uniquely developed plot draws readers into Nick’s world. Nick is a likable, realistic character. The mystery elements are well woven into the story, intriguing, and cleverly done. Fans of mystery, pets, and realistic fiction will enjoy reading this book. 

MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High

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