Whatnot the dog comes from a family of famous show dogs but he's never won anything. So when his owner, Tim, enters him in an obedience competition at the school fete, Whatnot knows this is his chance to shine. But Whatnot is scared by loud noises. What will happen when he hears the starting pistol for the fancy dress race? Will Whatnot be a winner after all?
About the Author
Linda Newbery is also the author of A Dog Called Whatnot. She has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. This Georgie Ripper has illustrated two picture books of her own, The Little Brown Bushrat and My Best Friend Bob. She also illustrates the Rainbow Fairies series.