Emily Prickleback's Clever Idea (Magic Animal Friends #6)
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Jess and Lily can't wait to attend the Rushy River boat race in Friendship Forest! But when Grizelda sends her sand dragon to turn the Prickleback hedgehog family to stone, it's up to the girls and Emily Prickleback to find a way to change them back and save the river!
Mrs. Prickleback shouted. In a flash, all the hedgehogs rolled themselves into round, prickly balls. “Your spiky little friends are right to be afraid,” Grizelda sneered. “My next dragon is going to make all the animals leave this forest. Then it will be mine forever! Hahahaa!” Jess glanced at Lily. Her friend’s eyes were wide, but she could tell Lily was determined not to let the witch see that she was scared. “We’re ready for anything your dragon does!” Jess said bravely. “We’ll see about
with a finger. “Don’t you worry,” she said softly. “We figured out how to get Chilly the ice dragon to reverse his magic. We’ll find out how to make Dusty end hers, too.” Emily blinked back tears and clenched her little paws. “Mom and Dad say I’m good at figuring things out,” she said, “so I’ll help!” Leaving the statues behind, they hurried back up the river, where they found the animals clustered near the starting line, still waiting for the river to speed up so the race could begin. The
on hot days. What fun!” “Perfect,” said Goldie. “Hopefully, Dusty will think it’s fun, too.” Mr. Cleverfeather passed Jess a full watering can. Lily held a red balloon steady while Jess filled it. Then she knotted it and batted it into the air with her hand. “Catch, Emily!” she said. The little hedgehog tried to catch it, but she missed, and it landed on her prickly head and burst. Pop! It showered her with water. Splosh! Emily fell backward in surprise, giggling so much that her tiara
roar. Lily and Jess could feel the blast of her hot breath just missing the basket. The balloon rocked from side to side, sending the girls and Goldie toppling backward in the basket. “Hold on, Emily!” yelled Lily. The little hedgehog was clinging onto the edge. But as the basket swayed, her paws slipped—and she fell over the side! “Emily!” Lily cried. Lily and Jess leaned out, expecting to see the little hedgehog crashing through the branches below. Instead, a terrified little face looked
balloons in both hands and threw them at the dragon. Splat! Splosh! “Raaaaargh!” roared Dusty, flapping around as the water drenched her yellow scales. “Raaaargh! I’m all wet!” “Join in, Dusty!” Jess called, ducking as a water balloon sped over her head. “Missed me!” she laughed. The birds carefully swooped down and put a pile of water balloons next to Dusty. Dusty picked up a wobbly water balloon in her claws. Lily and Jess held their breath. Had it worked, or had they made the yellow dragon