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The Underdogs Series

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The Underdogs Fake It Till They Make It by Jol Temple,Kate Temple
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The Underdogs Fake It Till They Make It

Book 2
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The Underdogs Series : Titles in Order

Book 4
Perfect for fans of comical animal do-gooders like The Bad Guys, The InvestiGators, and The Chicken Squad, this hilarious chapter book series follows a group of bumbling dog detectives and their newest recruit—a cat! In their fourth case, the Underdogs have a bone to pick with whoever took a one-of-a-kind guitar.

Crime is on the rise in Dogtown, and it’s all thanks to a guitar bandit! It’s nearly time for DogAid, the hottest music festival in town, but Mick Wagger’s lucky golden guitar has gone missing. Could one of Mick’s biggest fans—the Boneheads—be behind it? Or a fellow rockstar like Justin Beaver or Catty Perry? Or an enemy Mick made on the road to fame? No matter who the culprit is, if they’re not stopped, the festival will be ruined, and no one will get to see The Rolling Bones hit the stage.
 
So it’s time to call in the Underdog Detective Agency: with Barkley the German shepherd, Carl the Chihuahua, Dr. Spots the Dalmatian, and Fang . . . the cat. (Yes, a CAT!) What the Underdogs lack in skill, they make up for in grit, determination, and disguises. The team jumps on the case like a drummer on a beat, but will the Underdogs be able to stop the thief and save the show? If not, they may end up in treble. You’ll have to read to find out in this paws-itively hilarious mystery!
Book 3
Perfect for fans of comical animal do-gooders like The Bad Guys, The InvestiGators, and The Chicken Squad, this hilarious chapter book series follows a group of bumbling dog detectives and their newest recruit—a cat! In their third case, the Underdogs must fetch the identity of a tennis ball thief.

Crime is on the rise in Dogtown, and it’s all thanks to a doggone thief! It’s nearly time for the Dogtown Tennis Grand Slam, but all the balls have gone missing. Could Boris Barker, the famed international tennis pro, be behind it all? Or what about Steffi Gruff? Or Novak Dogavic? No matter who the culprit is, if they’re not stopped, the tournament will be ruined.

So it’s time to call in the Underdog Detective Agency: with Barkley the German shepherd, Carl the Chihuahua, Dr. Spots the Dalmatian, and Fang . . . the cat. (Yes, a CAT!) What the Underdogs lack in skill, they make up for in grit and determination. And they jump on the case like a dog with a ball, but can they save the day and serve up the criminal mastermind in time? Or will it be game, set, match? You’ll have to read to find out in this paws-itively hilarious mystery!
Book 2
“The Underdogs will have young readers HOWLING with laughter, SNIFFING for clues, and BARKING with delight.” —Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, creators of the Real Pigeons series

Perfect for fans of comical animal do-gooders like The Bad Guys, The InvestiGators, and The Chicken Squad, this hilarious chapter book series follows a group of bumbling dog detectives and their newest recruit—a cat! In this second case, the Underdogs must sniff out the identity of an art forger.

Crime is on the rise in Dogtown, and it’s all thanks to a mysterious art forger! They’ve stolen one of Puplo Picasso’s masterpieces out of a museum and swapped it with a fake. Such a big case would normally go to the Top Dog detectives, but they’re out of town on vacation . . .

So it’s time to call in the Underdog Detective Agency: with Barkley the German shepherd, Carl the Chihuahua, Dr. Spots the Dalmatian, and Fang . . . the cat. (Yes, a cat!) What the Underdogs lack in skill, they make up for in grit and determination. And they are determined to catch the culprit and prove they are the best sleuths in town.

Can Fang, Barkley, and the others solve the case before the thief strikes again or the Top Dogs return from their trip? You’ll have to read to find out in this paws-itively hilarious mystery!
Book 1
“The Underdogs will have young readers HOWLING with laughter, SNIFFING for clues, and BARKING with delight.” —Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, creators of the Real Pigeons series
 
Perfect for fans of comical animal do-gooders like The Bad Guys, The InvestiGators, and The Chicken Squad, this hilarious chapter book series follows a group of bumbling dog detectives and their newest recruit—a cat! In this first case, the Underdogs are hot on the tail of a cat burglar.

Crime is on the rise in Dogtown, and it’s all thanks to a mysterious cat burglar! They’ve stolen everything from handbags to ham sandwiches, and nobody has been able to catch them. Now The Underdog Detective Agency is on the case . . . but as their name might suggest, they aren’t exactly the best sleuths in town. 
 
Barkley and the other dogs at the agency have been in a bit of a slump, but this latest case could turn it all around. So to catch this menacing cat burglar, they may have to do the unthinkable and hire their first-ever cat detective. Enter Fang, a street-smart, one-eyed feline and the newest member of the team.

Being a cat in a dog’s world isn’t easy, but Fang is determined to prove she’s got what it takes. Will Fang and Barkley be able to work together to solve the case and help make Underdogs the top dogs once again? You’ll have to read to find out in this paws-itively hilarious mystery!

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