Subtitle: Book 1
By: Jacqueline Harvey
Genre: YFCF - Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Published by: Penguin
Published: 5 Jul 2022
ISBN: 9781761043314


Adventure, imagination and loads of fun.

From the bestselling author of Alice-Miranda comes this humorous and heartfelt series about eight-year-old Willa and her best four-legged friend, Woof!

Willa's in trouble. Mimi - the famous racing pigeon owned by Frank, her neighbour and best old-aged friend - is missing. And Willa is pretty sure she's the one who left the cage door open . . .

She'll need her most creative ideas (along with the help of Tae, her best same-age friend, and her trusty sidekick Woof, the albino Irish Wolfhound) to track Mimi down before Frank finds out!

Can Willa find Mimi before it's too late?

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Willa has three best friends. Tae is her best same-age friend, Woof is her four-legged best friend, and Frank is her best old-age friend and he lives in the retirement village next door.

Frank loves pigeons and his last one, Mimi, is missing. Willa thinks she may be the reason as she is pretty sure she left the door open. But she is determined to find Mimi before Frank discovers that she’s missing.

This is a brand new series by much loved author Jacqueline Harvey. It has wonderful characters that readers will love. Willa is fun and full of imagination, but always tries to be good.

It is a story of friendships that span many generations, and also how much we love our animals too. The Willa and Woof series is sure to be a hit amongst youngers readers who are moving into chapter books, and looking for a bit longer and more interesting stories.

Reviewed by Michelle