Paperback - 2016
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Bowser is a mutt, just adopted by eleven-year-old Birdie Gaux and her grandmother, but when they all get home to Grammy's bait and tackle shop in the bayou they discover that their prize stuffed marlin has been stolen--so Bowser decides to investigate, and things quickly become complicated and dangerous.
Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780545643320
Characteristics: 293 pages


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Jul 09, 2018

This book was generally an ok book. The characters weren't so well built in the book, and it got a little boring at some times. Although these things are true, it was a pet story, and everyone likes pet stories. I was a little confused at the beginning, but overall, the story was ok/good

Oct 06, 2015

Obviously its a personal pet peeve, but I hate it when people complain that a dog will eat them out of house and home. (especially when humans eat way more) So sorry to say but that plus the adults in the story turned me off. The grandmother is a cranky, stubborn, mean old lady. The sheriff ignores blatant clues and ignores the kid. That's not funny to me, just mean. Plus the way the dog "thought" made him sound stupid and was confusing.

Jul 17, 2015

Can't lose with a Spencer Quinn book if you enjoy humor and seeing a mystery through the eyes of a dog who appreciates everything! I love this author and his new character series! I'm an adult and have devoured the Chet and Bernie series; this one is geared more toward kids but was equally enjoyable. Yay, Spencer for conveying your unique understanding of how dogs (probably) think!

Ms_Gaye Jun 03, 2015

Set in the Louisiana swamp, and told from the point of view of the dog, this is a fun and dramatic mystery for grades 4-7.
If you like Sheila Turnage's books, try this one.

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