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The Puppy Collection

by Susan Hughes

Illustrated by Leanne Franson

If you could have a puppy, what would you pick?

Kat and her friends Maya and Grace are totally dog crazy! Join them
as they create a scrapbook of all the different puppies they meet.

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Book 1: Bailey’s Visit

Book 1: Bailey’s Visit

ISBN 978-1-4431-2409-6 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

Just because they can’t have dogs of their own, doesn’t mean that Kat and Maya don’t dream about puppies. Maybe dreams do come true. When Kat’s aunt opens a dog-grooming salon, they meet Bailey, a chocolate Labrador retriever and it’s love at first sight. Now they just have to convince Aunt Jenn to let them help out.

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Book 2: Riley Knows Best

Book 2: Riley Knows Best

ISBN 978-1-4431-2410-2 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

Kat and Maya are having fun with their Puppy Collection, and they’ve just met a new puppy – Riley, an adorable golden retriever! But then Kat meets a new girl who seems really mean. Could Kat be wrong about her? Maybe Riley can help her figure it out!

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Book 3: Murphy Helps Out

Book 3: Murphy Helps Out

ISBN 978-1-4431-2411-9 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

Kat, Maya and Grace meet Murphy, a shy little Shetland sheepdog. Then they find a lost cocker spaniel named Tawny, and the girls disagree on what to do. Will Tawny find her way back home? And can the girls figure out a way to all be friends? Maybe Murphy can help them sort it all out.

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Book 4: Bijou Needs a Home

Book 4: Bijou Needs a Home

ISBN 978-1-4431-3358-6 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

When someone leaves a box of three Bichon Frise puppies outside Tails Up, Aunt Jenn asks Kat, Maya, and Grace to look after them and find them new homes. Best of all, they get to choose names for the pups! They pick three French names: Aimée, Chantal, and Bijou.

Calls begin to come in from people interested in adopting Bichon Frise puppies, and the girls meet some of the prospective owners after school. Aimée and Chantal are soon placed in loving homes. But what about shy little Bijou? Will they be able to find a home for him?

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Book 5: Piper's First Show

Book 5: Piper's First Show

ISBN 9781443133609 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

Kat and her friends help Aunt Jenn train a puppy: a four-month-old Bernese mountain dog Piper, for her first puppy show. They only need to work on a few simple commands, but the girls soon find out that training a puppy is not as easy as it seems... Can the girls get Piper ready for the show in time?

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Book 6: Cricket’s Close Call

Book 6: Cricket’s Close Call

ISBN 978-1-4431-3362-3 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

Kat, Maya and Grace are on puppy duty once more. This time they're helping Aunt Jenn look after a Yorkshire terrier puppy named Cricket. Cricket is tiny but he's full of energy. He has a habit of trying to eat anything he comes across. They girls have to do their best to keep him out of trouble.

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Book 7: Houdini's Escape

Book 7: Houdini's Escape

ISBN 9781443146500 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 9

When a beagle named Houdini comes to board at Tails Up, he turns out to be a master escape artist. Kat, Maya and Grace foil two of his escape attempts, but it’s not long before Houdini manages to sneak away from under their noses. Will the girls be able to find the missing puppy?

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Book 8: Nutmeg All Alone

Book 8: Nutmeg All Alone

ISBN 9781443146524 Paperback
96 Pages | 5.25” x 7.625” | Ages 6 - 8

When a tiny Cavalier King Charles spaniel comes to board at Tails Up, Aunt Jenn calls on Kat, Maya and Grace to help look after her. But Nutmeg isn’t like any puppy they’ve met before. She seems so sad most of the time. And when she stops eating altogether, the girls become quite worried. Will they be able to cheer up this sad, lonely puppy?

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Also available in French: L'album des chiots

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