Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Case of the Best Pet Ever by James Preller -OPTIONAL

Preller, James The Case of the Best Pet Ever, 72 pages. Feiwel and Friends, 2013 (2017 reprints).  $5.  Language: G (o swears); Mature Content: G; Violence: G.

Jigsaw and sidekick Mila have been hired to do detective work by untrustworthy school bully Solofsky. He was accused of stealing a prize medal from a pet shop –its needed to a pet talent show later that week –then he is banned from the store. He wants his name cleared so he can go visit a puppy that is for sale at the shop. Jigsaw and Mila get to work –both on the mystery and on training Jigsaw’s dog Rags to have a talent.

This book (the 4th I have reviewed in the series) actually had a little intro –rather than just jumping right into the story. Since the books aren’t numbered, this helped a bit. I am still of the opinion that no matter how wholesome –students will judge this book by its dated cover with muted colors and it won’t see a whole lot of circulation. Best for 1-2 grade readers. 

EL (K-3) – OPTIONAL Stephanie, Elementary School Librarian & Author

No comments: