The Chief Who Wanted More

A Native American man wants to teach his son not to be greedy. So he tells him the humorous story of Great Fox, a chief who didn’t know how to be satisfied with what he had—until he learned the hard way.

Kindle Ebook
Series: Rainbow Readers Book 350
Publisher: Compass Publishing (October 31, 2013)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Language: English
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

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Penny & Rio: The Diamond Collar Adventure

PR3 The dynamic canine detectives, Penny and Rio, escape from the backyard for the first time in search of a valuable diamond collar lost by Hannah, the beautiful show dog. During their search for the misplaced treasure, they encounter Ted, the loveable and energetic collie, Sarge, the belligerent and forceful German shepherd, and an obstacle of epic proportions. But just when it feels like Penny has reached the end of the adventure, the prize is ripped from her grasp. Solving this new problem will take all the ingenuity and determination these dog detectives can muster.

Book 3 in the Penny and Rio Series
Children’s Fiction
Ages 6-12

What people are saying about Penny and Rio books: ” If your children love pets then they will love Penny & Rio.” — Kristi Bernard, The National Writing Center for Children

“Entertaining, Heartwarming and Educational! Jennifer Swanson brings back the famous dog detectives, Penny & Rio, who are well-known for fighting crime, and mysteries. This delightful chapter book, packed with colorful illustrations will capture the heart of any reader, regardless of age…” — Geri Ahearn Book Reviews

“These cute books are great for kids who are ready for short chapter books…And, it’s nice to have a story that is as wholesome as these are: the books are dove family approved.” — Kathy Davis,

“We can’t wait to read more Penny and Rio books” —Shawn’s Sharing Book Blogs

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Penny & Rio: The Locked Doghouse Mystery

Penny and Rio Book 2 - Jennifer Swanson

PR2 The crime-fighting dog duo of Penny and Rio are on the case again! Squeaky the mouse desperately needs their help to recover his precious belongings from a locked doghouse next door. But will Hobbes, the Great Dane, who lives in the yard object? Through an inventive plan, the resourceful pair strive to solve this mystery. Can they recover Squeaky’s belongings before the doghouse is destroyed? Follow along as the dynamic detectives, Penny and Rio, discover that they can do anything, as long as they work together.

Book 2 of the Penny and Rio Series
Children’s Fiction
Ages 6-12

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Penny & Rio: The Mysterious Backyard Meeting

Penny and Rio Book 1- Jennifer Swanson

Penny and Rio book 1 Penny and Rio are two dogs who are complete opposites. Penny is curious and always on the go, while Rio prefers a good nap. At their new house, Penny discovers that their backyard is the meeting place for several different animals. Penny doesn’t know why a cat, a groundhog, a squirrel, and an owl could possibly be meeting, but she knows she has to find out. She comes up with an ingenious plan for spying on them and discovers their plot. She has to stop them – but can she get her sister dog, Rio, to help her or will Rio decide that sleep is more important? Follow along as these two pet detectives, Penny and Rio solve the first of many cases in Penny and Rio: The Mysterious Backyard Meeting.

Book 1 of the Penny and Rio Series
Children’s Fiction
Ages 6-12

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