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King & Kayla and the Case of the Unhappy Neighbor

(King & Kayla #6)

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A lovable dog helps his human girl solve a mystery.
Thor has been accused of wrecking Mr. Gary's yard--knocking over trash cans, eating the vegetables out of the garden, and pooping. But King and Kayla, with the help of some other neighbors, are determined to clear his name, using a wide variety of familiar and new detecting skills.
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2020 by Peachtree Publishing Company
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Ms. Yingling
Dec 29, 2019 rated it liked it
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King's friend Thor is in big trouble. His owner, Jillian, got a call from the grumpy Mr. Gary that Thor was in his yard and had upended garbage cans, dug through the garden, and caused all kind of havoc! Jillian's mom is helping to clean things up, and Jillian doesn't know what to do with her exuberant puppy. Of course, being a great detective, King finds out that Thor didn't create the mess. King enlists the help of other neighborhood dogs, who say there is a "new
In this sixth title in the popular series, King and Kayla are on the case again, this time proving that Thor, another neighbor dog belonging to Jillian did not cause all the mess in Mr. Gary's yard. There are five short chapters in which the friends work together to identify the culprit. With a little bit of help and information from Mouse, they find the evidence they need to prove Thor's innocence--scat from a raccoon. I loved how Mouse's human uses online resources to identify the scat, ...more
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This is my introduction to this series. I feel this would be great for a reluctant reader not ready for traditional chapter books like magic tree house or the alphabet mysteries but is beyond first readers. The story is fun with some a very nice sense of logical thinking.
Everything about this series is perfect. And the mysteries are really legit. In this one a reader will be given information on poop.
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