The Pet Sitter: Tiger Taming

The Pet Sitter

by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed


Download Image by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed The Pet Sitter: Tiger Taming

Available Formats


Max thinks he’s going to love his new job as a pet sitter, but his first client, Miss W. Itchy, seems a little odd. His instincts prove him right when it turns out that her cat, Tiger, can talk. It’s not long before Tiger is ordering Max around, demanding bat juice and hogging the TV. But when Miss Itchy’s archenemy kidnaps Tiger, Max has to prove just what kind of pet sitter he really is.

Connect with the Author

Macmillan Newsletter

Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

Chapter OneWANTED

Max ran all the way home from the store even though it was the hottest day of summer vacation so far. He arrived out of breath and with a trickle of sweat running down his nose. "Mom," he shouted, bursting through the back door,"can I use the phone?""Max!" exclaimed Mom, looking up from the sink, where she was peeling carrots. "What happened?"Max stuck a skinny hand into the pocket of his pants and eased out a scrap of paper. Carefully, he laid it on the kitchen table. His heart was thumping loudly--partly because he'd run so fast in the heat and partly because he was scared

Read the full excerpt



Reviews from Goodreads


About the Author

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
Nathan Reed


Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

The Pet Sitter: Tiger Taming
by Julie Sykes; illus. by Nathan Reed

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
March 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753462713
ISBN10: 0753462710
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

Information for Librarians

AR Quiz Number: 134341
AR Book Level: 4.5
AR Points: 1


From The Publisher


Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter