Eliza Boom—assistant inventor, junior spy, and full-on fantastic—investigates a case of puppy love in this second book of a chapter book series packed with jokes, doodles, and dear-diary secrets!
When Einstein, Eliza’s faithful (and furry) lab assistant and best friend (and dog), falls in love with the next door neighbor’s dog, Eliza only wants to help smooth the path to happiness for the canine pair. Unfortunately, the new neighbor, Mrs. McNice, seems to have other ideas. In fact, Eliza is convinced that Mrs. McNice isn’t as nice as she seems. But no one will believe her.
Can Eliza invent the perfect gadget to help her reveal the truth? Or is Einstein’s budding romance doomed to failed puppy love?
Emily Gale lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her partner, two children, and two cats. Before that she was a freelance writer in London, publishing a fictional magazine column and several picture books including Doctor Pig and the Just Josie series.
Joelle Dreidemy can’t remember the first time she started drawing…maybe since the first time she picked up a pencil! She spent her childhood among books from Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, Tony Ross, Ralph Steadman, and others who influenced her style. Joelle studied art at the famous Emile Cohl School in Lyon, France, where she met fantastic and motivating teachers like Yves Got and Jean Claverie. She now lives in Paris illustrating projects for French, English, American, and Korean publishers. When not drawing, Joelle practices karate, plays piano, and goes to museums and the movies.