Mimi and her three-legged dog Maty are determined to help rescue any animal that needs help. Armed with their trusty animal rescue notebook, Mimi and Maty set out to find their beloved sheep Sadie, who has gone missing at Aunt Bee’s farm. Mimi keeps track of all of the clues she and Maty find during their search for Sadie. Along with their friends Henry and Finn (Maty’s puppy crush), this dynamic team of animal rescuers race against time to find Sadie before has her baby! But will they find Sadie in time? Or will Mimi’s nemesis, Icky Vicky, get in the way?
Inspired by real-life Mimi Ausland (founder of freekibble.com) and her special three-legged dog Maty, this is the exciting and much-anticipated second book in the Mimi and Maty series (the recipient of the 2013 Bookies Bravo Award given to books with positive impact by Milk + Bookies). Mimi’s dedication to helping animalsand her meticulous detective skillsare sure to inspire young animal lovers and budding private eyes of all ages! Second grade through fourth grade readers are the primary target audience for the book, though it's a story that the advanced early elementary student will be excited to sit through and listen to, picking out words they are learning. Parents will love the important lessons inside, including following through on goals, being an individual, and helping others. There is a strong message of animal advocacy and pet rescue throughout, which reflects the mission of Freekibble.com, Mimi Ausland's nonprofit company. Those who loved the first book in the series will be sure to enjoy the second installment of Mimi and Maty's adventures rescuing animals and solving mysteries.
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