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Authors: Ali Sparkes

Alligator Action

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#14 Alligator Action

Text © Ali Sparkes 2012

Illustrations © Ross Collins 2012

“SWITCH: Alligator Action” was originally published in English in 2012. This edition is published by an arrangement with Oxford University Press.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Sparkes, Ali.

Alligator action / by Ali Sparkes ; illustrated by Ross Collins.

pages cm. — (S.W.I.T.C.H. ; #14)

Summary: When Petty Potts disappears, twins Danny and Josh search her secret laboratory and house, where they find an irresistible bottle of S.W.I.T.C.H. spray, and later they find themselves on a live television talk show.

ISBN 978–1–4677–2117–2 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)

ISBN 978–1–4677–2414–2 (eBook)

[1. Missing persons—Fiction. 2. Television talk shows—Fiction.

3. Alligators—Fiction. 4. Brothers—Fiction. 5. Twins—Fiction. 6. Science fiction.] I. Collins, Ross, illustrator. II. Title.

PZ7.S73712All   2014



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1 – SB – 12/31/13
eISBN: 978-1-4677-2414-2 (pdf)
eISBN: 978-1-4677-4030-2 (ePub)
eISBN: 978-1-4677-4029-6 (mobi)

For Aled Lloyd Houston

With grateful thanks to
John Buckley and Dorothy Driver of
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
for their hot-blooded guidance on
S.W.I.T.C.H.'s cold-blooded reptile heroes

Missing Scientist . . .

Brief Encounter

The Washing-Up of Death

From the Beyond

Pretty Potts

Make it Snappy

Getting in Tents

Dreamy. Steamy. Screamy

Men in White Coats

See Ya Later, Alligator

Watery Wonder

Top Secret!

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“Police! Ambulance! Fire and Rescue . . . all of them!” Danny said.

“What is the nature of your emergency?”

“This old lady we know has vanished, and we think she's been kidnapped—or killed—or . . . or both!”

“What is your name and address, caller?”

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