Friday, July 17, 2015

It's a Mystery

by Sally-Forth and Tally-Ho from SEVEN THREADLY SINS by Janet Bolin

Sally-Forth: I love running on the beach with you and our human, Willow.

Tally-Ho: Me, too, but I don't see why we have to wear our leashes. We're always good!

Sally-Forth: Actually, I'd like to chase something.

Tally-Ho: Me, too! Let's bite the waves!

Sally-Forth (shaking head to toe) That was fun, but those waves are predictable. They just keep coming one by one, then they mysteriously disappear.

Tally-Ho: We chased them away!

Sally-Forth: Birds are more fun. Where are those long-legged ones that tease us and float just out of our reach, you know, those squawky, mostly white ones?

Tally-Ho: (searches the horizon) I don't know. I think Willow calls them sea gulls, but this isn't a sea, it's Lake Erie.

Sally-Forth: Well, I don't see any.

Tally-Ho: (hip-checks her) Ha, ha, very funny. This is serious. I've hardly seen any all summer.

Sally-Forth: We're always helping Willow solve mysteries. Maybe she'll help us solve this one.

Tally-Ho: Let's tell her. C'mon, turn around and we'll bark at her together!




You can read about how Tally-Ho and Sally-Forth help Willow discover villains in the Threadville Mystery Series. The latest one is SEVEN THREADLY SINS. Read an excerpt here.

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6 comments:

  1. Sally-Forth and Tally-Ho, you are both beautiful dogs and very helpful to Willow. I look forward to reading more about your adventures.

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  2. Willow so lucky to have you two! I hope she appreciates you and gives you lots of treats.

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    1. Woof! We're not sure she gives us enough treats, but she seems to worry about something called "fat", especially in Sally...

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  3. You are very cute and very smart just like your creator. And a lot like me, even though I'm not a dog. Hope you find out where all the sea gulls have gone.

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    1. Woof! Aww, thanks! Could they be raising babies right now? We see some, but not nearly enough for a really good chase.

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