Authors: Ali Sparkes
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Text Â© Ali Sparkes 2012
Illustrations Â© 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
Alligator action / by Ali Sparkes ; illustrated by Ross Collins.
pages cm. â (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 978â1â4677â2117â2 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
ISBN 978â1â4677â2414â2 (eBook)
[1. Missing personsâFiction. 2. Television talk showsâFiction.
3. AlligatorsâFiction. 4. BrothersâFiction. 5. TwinsâFiction. 6. Science fiction.] I. Collins, Ross, illustrator. II. Title.
PZ7.S73712All Â Â 2014
Manufactured in the United States of America
1 â SB â 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
“9-1-1. Which service do you require?”
“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 kidnappedâor killedâor . . . or both!”
“What is your name and address, caller?”