Ava and Angus – Showtime by Wendy Harmer
Published by Scholastic Australia
'Ava and Angus are off to the Doolimba Show, with its fun rides and lots of cute animals. But when daring twins Donna and Danny Donnelly tempt Ava to sneak into the animals' shed at night-time, dozens of prize animals escape their pens! Ava and Angus's delightful trip has turned into a disaster! Will the Donnelly twins own up? Or will Ava and Angus take all the blame?'
Everybody loves to go to the show, and author, Wendy Harmer has captured the excitement with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the show in a way that makes you feel as though you are right there with Ava and her adorable dog Angus.
Younger primary aged readers will find this book an enjoyable read as they follow Ava through the different attractions at the show, and also where her decisions lead her, as twins Donna and Danny take her on a secret mission.
No story is complete without a surprise, and Wendy Harmer has added one such surprise that will have the reader smiling in delight and making their own plans.
Ava and Angus - Showtime, is a wonderful story that will leave the reader in a happy frame of mind and reaching for the next exciting adventure in the Ava and Angus series.
CKT Book Reviewer
Author: Wendy Harmer
Illustrator: Andrea Edmonds
Title: Ava and Angus – Showtime
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Published: August 2015