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The Puppy Collection #6: Cricket's Close Call

The Puppy Collection #6: Cricket's Close Call

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Leanne Franson

ISBN 9781443133623 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.27" x 7.59" | Ages 6 to 9
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Meet all kinds of puppies in this sweet illustrated series, perfect for newly independent readers!

Kat, Maya, and Grace are looking after Cricket, a Yorkshire terrier puppy, when a chocolate bar disappears from Mayas backpack.

Kat knows chocolate is poisonous to dogs, and the girls are worried that Cricket may have eaten the chocolate bar. But they are also afraid to tell Aunt Jenn in case they get in trouble!

Can Kat, Maya, and Grace save Cricket in time?

Rights Sold

  • Czech - Albatros
  • English (UK) - Scholastic UK
  • English (US book clubs) - Scholastic Inc.
  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

  • Adorable puppies on every cover.
  • Character education will appeal to teachers and parents
  • Fun puppy stories, complete with black & white interior illustrations of more cute puppies!
  • Collectible series books are in high demand with girls of this age group.


Also by
Susan Hughes

  • The Puppy Collection #5: Piper's First Show
  • The Puppy Collection #4: Bijou Needs a Home
  • The Puppy Collection #3: Murphy Helps Out
  • The Puppy Collection #1: Bailey's Visit
  • The Puppy Collection #2: Riley Knows Best

Also by
Leanne Franson

  • Puppy Pals
  • Princesses Don't Wear Jeans

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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