The Pet Sitter: Dixie In Danger

The Pet Sitter

by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed


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Max is minding his own business when he receives a call from Ivor Gadget, a famous inventor who needs Max to pet sit his dormouse, Dixie. How hard could it be? thinks Max. Ivor is hardly out the door when Dixie escapes from her cage and runs through the invention-filled house. Little does Max know that the chase will land him 2,000 years back in time.

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Max raced in from the back yard and through the back door before grabbing the ringing phone. "Max?" said an impatient voice. "Max the pet sitter?""Yes," said Max.Max had been pet sitting for a while now and had taken care of some unusual animals for some very strange owners."This is an emergency," the voice continued. "I have to go away right now, and I need someone to take care of my pet dormouse. Her name's Dixie. Can you do it?""Sure" said Max, checking his watch. He was taking care of a school of zebra fish, and they needed their dance class at 3:30, but there

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by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed

Julie Sykes is the author of more than 20 books for children.

Nathan Reed has illustrated many children’s books, including Kingfisher’s I Am Reading: Hocus-Pocus Hound.

Julie Sykes
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The Pet Sitter: Dixie In Danger
by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
March 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753462171
ISBN10: 0753462176
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches, 96 pages, b/w throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5 Information for Librarians

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AR Quiz Number: 134329
AR Book Level: 4.1
AR Points: 1


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