Pet Detectives: The Ball Burglary
The Pet Detective has his work cut out when his favourite football goes missing.
With his dog, Rooney, he sets out to follow the clues; an open window; a missing football; a dirty big footprint; a bubblegum wrapper and a rustle in the bushes.
It isn't long before the Pet Detective has located the culprit.* Gold/Band 9 fiction books offer developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters.* Text type - A story by the same author.* A storyboard on pages 22 and 23 provides an opportunity for children to retell the story in their own words.* Curriculum links - Citizenship: Animals and us.* Tortoise Trouble is another Pet Detective story by Jana Hunter in the Collins Big Cat series.