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Woof (Bowser and Birdie)

Woof: A Bowser and Birdie Novel, by Spencer Quinn | Book Review

Review by Maya Schulze, Age 9
The Children’s Book Review | December 16, 2015

A Book Review for Kids by a Kid

Woof (Bowser and Birdie)Woof: A Bowser and Birdie Novel

Written by Spencer Quinn

Age Range: 8-12

Hardcover: 304 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Press (2015)

ISBN-13: 978-0545643313

What to expect: Treasure, Mystery, Dogs, Humor

This book is set in Louisiana’s swamp lands. A young 11-year-old girl named Birdie adopts a dog. She calls him Bowser. Bowser is very excited, but as they get back to their family shop, Gaux Family Fish and Bait, they notice Snoozy, an employee, lying fast asleep on the counter and Grammy’s stuffed prize marlin was no longer on the wall. It was stolen. Birdie finds out that there’s an old rumor that there is a treasure map hidden behind the eye of that prize marlin of Grammy’s. The sheriff is very suspicious of Birdie. As Birdie and Bowser start going farther into the mystery, not even Bowser can smell how vicious the threat is. And when bad guys come straight for Birdie, Bowser knows it’s up to him to save her.

This is an awesome book and everyone should read it!

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About the Author

Spencer Quinn is the author of the New York Times bestselling adult mystery series, Chet and Bernie. He lives on Cape Cod with his dog, Audrey.

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Maya Schulze is 11-years-old. She loves to read, ski, and play soccer. Some of her favorite books include Raina Telgemeier's SMILE, Aaron Becker's JOURNEY, Spencer Quinn's WOOF, and Katherine Applegate's CRENSHAW.

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