Reviewed by Stephanie (age 10)
I really liked this book because the author explained the action so well it made me feel like I was there watching the story happen. The powerful detail and word choice gave me a picture in my mind. My favorite part is when Laurie (the sister) pours hot boiling water on Pete (the bad guy), because it was funny that such a little girl could have so much courage. My favorite character is the red dog because he reminded me of my dog, Ginger. She's so clumsy just like the red dog. She's always digging in her water bowl and falling off beds. At the end of every chapter it left you hanging. I liked that because it made me keep reading.
I recommend this book to people who like dogs, adventure, and action because Bill Wallace uses such powerful word choices that keep you reading at the edge of your seat. People who enjoy dogs would definitely love this book because it shows you that even the clumsiest dogs can be the best.