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Muttley

(The Puppy Place #20)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  521 ratings  ·  28 reviews
Welcome to the Puppy Place--where every puppy finds a home!

Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters dogs that are in need of a permanent home. At first, Muttley the mutt seems wild and untrainable but he quickly becomes a hero when he smells smoke in the Peterson's house and rescues the family.
Mass Market Paperback, 96 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Scholastic, Inc.
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JustinAndAshley
Mar 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Muttley was a great book. It shows that even a tired dog could become a hero. When Muttley saved their lives Lizzie realized that anyone would be lucky to have him.
Catherine
Feb 11, 2013 rated it liked it
i like how it says how the dog thinks
Abigail Cieslak
Aug 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jeni
Feb 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this one. Great lessons and sweet pups.
Catherine
Sep 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
I bought this book at my 8-year-old granddaughter's school book fair. She and I both like dogs, and the puppy on the cover caught my attention. When she spent the night at my house I read the little chapter book to her. I thought it started a little slow and I wasn't sure about the attitude of the main character. But as the plot developed with added characters, challenges, and dialogue, there was a lot to enjoy and even some "take-away" value. My granddaughter enjoyed the story and could relate ...more
Paris
Feb 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Muttley is a very nice kid book.It speaks about a puppy who is shy and mostly tired.Once Lizzie fosters him she's soon realizes that he's not all that fun to have for company.While she is trying to find a home for him she finds out that her classmate is longing to have a dog. all she needs is to make Muttley a little more fun, convince his parents,and then Muttleys theirs.On one night Lizzie and her family have a fire at her house!!!But who comes to the rescue?If your interested and wondering wh ...more
Mary Ann
Mar 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Muttley is a mixed breed dog that sleeps the entire time it is at the pound. The little girl who does a lot of the work at the pound talks her dad into taking the dog home to foster it so that it might become more adoptable. But the dog still sleeps, but it does pay attention to where the children sleep and raises an alarm when they aren't in their beds. He raises an alarm when the chili burns and before the fire alarm can go off, rescuing all the family. He is adopted by one of her friends' fat ...more
Callie Stillion
Nov 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: all-others
Muttley is a life saver dog!!! He saved the Peterson family, (Only himself, Lizzie, Dad, Charles, and The Bean, Mom wasn`t home), and it`s wonderful! And then everyone has a ceremony to say 'Your a great pup Muttley!' He doesn`t want to get up, he`s a lazy puppy. But Lizzie thinks she`s always a know-a-lot. When Daphene and Brianna come to see the place, their walking down the cat aisle, and says, 'This is the cat room.' So is she a real know-it-all? Or is she a know-a-lot?? ...more
Myra
Mar 20, 2016 rated it liked it
This book was given to me by a friend's daughter. It's a cute little story about a young girl who volunteers with an animal rescue group/shelter. A bit too "perfect" in the end for me, but young children will enjoy it.
Twyla
Jan 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Cym
May 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love it! It is great for dog-lovers, like my kid. It also helps kids be self-aware as it touches on personalities and how they talk with their classmates. Stories help people be more empathetic.
Todd
Feb 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
AWESOME
Madison Mckenzie
Jan 13, 2012 is currently reading it
Shelves: caroline
It is really great.
Zoey
Jul 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I Thought it was cute. Mutley was a hero and saved the day.
Marisa
Mar 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
it is a really good book i went to the libray in school and i found it at spies marisa age 7
Brianna
Feb 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Absolutly amazing...
Madiha Hadi
Jan 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I like this book because this book has adventure in it.
Anna
Apr 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: kids and dog lovers
Recommended to Anna by: a friend
Shelves: dog
it was a good book it had a good ending and I think the dog is super cute.
Gina
Jun 23, 2016 added it
Shelves: emmas-books-2016
Finished 6/23/16
ElyssaG
Aug 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It's about a dog who is a little naughty but there is a fire 🔥 and he saves them by waking them up.
Katie
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Such a cute book! Excellent for kids who love animals.
Shrika
Dec 02, 2011 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Kids who are animal lovers.
Recommended to Shrika by: Nobody
This book is good but it's not great. It was a lower reading level so the book was very predictable. This book is perfect for 1st grade or 2nd and is really good for people who love animals.
Mustang
Mar 22, 2012 added it
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I liked it alot.Muttley was a brave dog.-dm
Julia
Oct 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
Wow!
This book tells a really good story about heroes!Dogs like Muttley!
Ashlea
Jun 09, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: puppy-place
This book has some slow coming to the point it's a great book if you love upcoming climax
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