Children's Literature - Meredith KigerIs there anyone who is not familiar with Wishbone, that adorable Jack Russell terrier who has done so much to further interest in the classics on public TV? The authors have decided to give Wishbone his own mystery series, and this is number one in the series of ten. Wishbone, his master Joe, Joe's mother, Ellen, and her neighbor Wanda are visiting a relative on the Gulf coast. The eccentric relative, Mrs. Windom, has purchased an old lighthouse and wants the local historical society to restore it. When Joe finds an old letter in Mrs. Windom's attic indicating there might be treasure buried at the lighthouse, his and Wishbone's curiosity is piqued. They find some opposition to the renovation from an old lighthouse keeper who is determined to keep them away. Could it be he knows of the buried treasure, too? Joe and Wishbone conspire to beat the keeper at his game, but not without lots of twists and turns in the story. Wishbone's lively personality and point of view dominate the story, which is well written and suspenseful. Occasional black and white illustrations accompany the easy-to-read text.
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The Treasure of Skeleton Reef based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
these books got me into reading they got me excited to find out what happens next. they make classic stories like pride and pregediced,treasure island,gullaver's travel,and journey to the center of the earth easy to read for kids 7 and up.
A mystery for all dog-lovers and readers everywhere! Wanda gets herself into a HUGE project for her community, not knowing what she got herself into. She can't think of a way to pay for the fixing up of the lighthouse... A really great book! I loved it and have read it about three times.