(ages 7 - 9) This award-winning series features Abby, an aspiring veterinarian who desperately wants a pet but lives in a "no pets allowed" apartment building, and her younger sister, Tess. The girls go into the pet-sitting business and discover new things about animals and new ways to solve problems. In Ants Don't Catch Flying Saucers, Abby and classmate Dirk face-off. The way he always teases her and calls her names is so annoying! Now she's stuck on his team for the Crazy Olympics at school. To make matters worse, she has to pet-sit his ant colony over the weekend. But an accidental discovery shows Abby that bugs are more cool than creepy.
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Trina Wiebe received her first typewriter for Christmas when she was eight years old and has been writing stories ever since. She now lives in Invermere, British Columbia, where she spends her time reading and writing, taking walks along the beach with her family and volunteering in her children's classrooms on a regular basis. Trina is also the author of the "Max-a-Million" series.Review:
..."reminiscent of Beverly Cleary's Beezus and Ramona."
"It's a really fun combination of weird animals and strong female characters that deals with the themes of responsibility and independence."
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Book Description Lobster Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111894222318
Book Description Lobster Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1894222318 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1733404