The Pet Shop Mystery (The Boxcar Children Special, No. 7)

The Pet Shop Mystery (The Boxcar Children Special, No. 7)

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Language: English

Pages: 121

ISBN: 0807565288

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Boxcar Children are going to help out at the Pretty Bird Pet Shop. They are thrilled to have the chance to work with the animals there. But things aren't going smoothly. The Aldens' deliveries of pet supplies keep getting mixed up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

three girls let themselves in. Right away, a plump white-and-orange cat rubbed against the girls’ legs and purred like a little motor. Jessie laughed. “I guess we don’t have to worry about Kit Kat being afraid of us, do we?” Kit Kat got all excited when she heard Violet tear the wrapping off the cat food box. She purred so loudly that the girls expected her to start talking any minute. “Cats are easy,” Jessie told Henry and Benny after the girls had fed Kit Kat. “Kit Kat practically ate out of

food. Now Jessie looked alarmed. “What’s the matter?” Violet asked her sister. “I think these footprints belong to George,” Jessie answered. “But George isn’t here. And now that we know Rainbow wasn’t with Mr. Fowler, that must mean George escaped, too.” Jessie was on the phone right away. “I’m sorry to bother you about another animal,” she said when she got through to the firehouse. “Could you watch out for a lost monkey? His name is George. He belongs to the Pretty Bird Pet Shop, too.”

During her lifetime, she received hundreds of letters from girls and boys telling her how much they liked her books. The Boxcar Children Mysteries THE BOXCAR CHILDREN SURPRISE ISLAND THE YELLOW HOUSE MYSTERY MYSTERY RANCH MIKE’S MYSTERY BLUE BAY MYSTERY THE WOODSHED MYSTERY THE LIGHTHOUSE MYSTERY MOUNTAIN TOP MYSTERY SCHOOLHOUSE MYSTERY CABOOSE MYSTERY HOUSEBOAT MYSTERY SNOWBOUND MYSTERY TREE HOUSE MYSTERY BICYCLE MYSTERY MYSTERY IN THE SAND MYSTERY BEHIND THE WALL BUS STATION

Somebody who knows Watch.” “Watch! Watch!” the odd voice repeated. By now Benny Alden was jumping up and down. “I see it! I see it!” he said to his brother and sisters. “It’s not a somebody. It’s a gray parrot.” Nearly hidden in the branches was a light gray bird. It looked quite at home in the dogwood tree. Watch raced around in circles. He whined and sniffed. He scratched the tree trunk. But none of that got him any closer to this talking bird who knew his name. “Watch! Watch!” the parrot

do make a good helper, though. After school we’ll do our newspaper route on the way to the pet shop. As for the pet-sitting and deliveries, we can do some of those jobs at the end of the day, on our way home.” The children turned into the driveway. When they caught a whiff of something delicious, they walked a little faster—so fast that they missed seeing Arthur Byrd in the shadows. He had followed the Aldens all the way home from the Pretty Bird Pet Shop. Watch and Mrs. McGregor, the family

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