Books about dinosaurs, books about knights
Books about planets and meteorites
Books about princes who turn into frogs
Books about dragons and books about dogs…
Nell the dog loves visiting Peter’s school because the children read to her – until disaster strikes and all the books are stolen overnight. Have they gone forever, or will Nell’s super-sensitive nose help the children track the thief?
Needless to say, the ensuing chase is not only riotous but effective. The thief is discovered reading in a wheelbarrow – he just couldn’t resist all those stories – and in a pro-library twist is persuaded to sign up for a membership card and borrow to his heart’s content. Meanwhile, back in school, the children write a story of their own. It’s a story about Nell, the dog…
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