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Merlin

Merlin

Series: Shelter Pet Squad (Book #2)
by Cynthia Lord Illustrated by Erin McGuire

In this charming illustrated chapter book series by Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord, the Shelter Pet Squad kids find the perfect homes for animals in need!

A pet is missing!

When second-grader Suzannah arrives to volunteer at the shelter, one of the animals is missing! It's Merlin, a mischievous ferret who gets into everything, and loves to play hide and seek.

Owning a ferret can be really hard work, the Shelter Pet Squad discovers. Whoever takes Merlin home will need to be prepared. That's why Suzannah and the other kids make up a test to give to anyone who wants to adopt him. But the ferret is full of surprises, and even the Shelter Pet Squad has a lot to learn.

Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Lexile Measure
610L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
128

About the Author and Illustrator

Cynthia Lord Cynthia Lord is the author of Rules, Touch Blue, and Hot Rod Hamster. She lives in Maine.
Erin McGuire Erin McGuire is an illustrator currently working in Dallas, Texas. She's illustrated over fifty books across a range of middle grade and picture book projects.

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