cover image Canaries and Criminals

Canaries and Criminals

Kelly Easton. Candlewick Press (MA), $15.99 (128pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-1928-2

In Canaries and Criminals by Kelly Easton, the sequel to Trouble at Betts Pets, more trouble is in store for Aaron Betts. First, while researching a school project on the Birdman of Alcatraz, he winds up coming face to face with an ex-convict. Next, a turtle with a map painted on its shell turns up at his family's pet shop and seems to be of some value to a certain trio of criminals.