Nine-year-old Pippa Peppercorn loves helping out at the only beauty salon in the quiet town of Crumbly-Under-Edge. A cosy joint run by the cuddly Mrs Semolina Ribena Fudge, customers and their pets stop by as much for the tea and sympathy as for a trim. But when rival beautician Trinity Meddler comes to town and sets up shop, Mrs Fudge is in danger of losing her customers. What's more, Trinity has a sinister plan up her sleeve - involving oodles of poodles! Luckily Dash the talking dachshund, with a nose for sniffing out a good mystery, is on hand to save the day - with Pippa as his number-one assistant.And she peered rather sternly over the top of her halfmoon spectacles, making itclear that Pippa should watch her tongue. ... (This is because it was an oversized tea cosy a Marble had pinched it from a carboot sale when she thought noone was watching. ... laughing and gently removed the hat, before leading Snooksover to one ofthe sweet little dog beds Mrs Fudge had acquired for her customersa#39; pets.
|Title||:||The Poodle Problem|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2012-02-02|