The Bed and Biscuit is an animal hospital and kennel. Grampa Bender is owner and veterinarian. He has a little pig named Ernest who takes showers and helps with chores, Gabby, a Mynah bird, who answers the phone, although Grampa Bender would rather he didn’t, and a kitty named Milly. All the animals love Grampa Bender. One day, Grampa Bender takes in a baby which survived a barn fire. The baby’s mother rescued it before she died. Grampa has the baby in an incubator and spends all of his extra time taking care of the baby. This makes the other animals out of sorts. They miss Dr. Bender. Will the poor baby survive and what kind of baby is it? This is a sweet series with animals that have charming personalities. The books have lots of pen and ink illustrations and they are easy reads. Recommended for children grades 3 through 5 who like fantasy books about animals.
Posted by: Fran W.