When Joe Edmunds makes a wish on an Egyptian amulet, little does he know that he has volunteered to guide and defend the undead pet inhabitants of his town…
(Series illustrated by Simon Cooper)
Hour of the Doomed Dog
Frankfurter’s life was cut short by a revolving door–YIP! Moments before he passed, the dachshund overheard a devious plot to rob his owner’s hotel. Can the Protector of Undead Pets stop the high-stakes burglary so Frankfurter can make it to the big dog kennel in the sky?
Goldfish from Beyond the Grave
What happens when a beloved pet refuses to go through to the other side? The protector of undead pets may be a fish out of water this time.
Just when Joe thought things couldn’t get any stranger, he is visited by Fizz, a zombie goldfish. Fizz was flushed down the toilet by his owner Danny’s little sister, who doesn’t realize that she’s sent the fish to a watery grave. Fizz needs to ensure the truth is revealed before his fellow fish meet a similar fate. But how do you get a goldfish to rest in peace?
Flight of the Battered Budgie
Joe’s latest visitor had a fly-in with a window—splat! Now Pete the parakeet is dead, and his owner is going to be robbed! Pete needs Joe—the Protector of Undead Pets—to help prevent it from happening, but will Joe succeed so Pete can fly on to his final destination?
Return of the Hungry Hamster
Dumpling the hamster came to a dusty end inside a vacuum cleaner. He suspects that his owner Oliver’s parents never admitted to their son that they were to blame for Dumpling’s demise. Now the hamster needs Joe’s help to reveal the truth – but there’s a furry surprise awaiting them at Oliver’s house…
Rise of the Zombie Rabbit
Joe is just starting to hope that he is free of undead pets when he is visited by Fluffy, a pet rabbit who was snapped up by a hungry fox. Fluffy’s owner lost a necklace in her back yard, and she’s going to be in big trouble if it isn’t found. Fluffy can’t bear to see her owner in distress and she demands that Joe finds the necklace—now! Can Joe do what Fluffy wants, or will the undead pet be hopping around forever?
Revenge of the Phantom Furball
Disaster strikes when Bonsai the pug chases Pickle the cat into the street, where she is flattened by a car. But the fact that Pickle has (almost) shuffled off her mortal coil isn’t her biggest concern; she is worried that Bonsai will pursue her sister Pebble into an early grave too, unless she and Joe teach the dog a lesson…
Night of the Howling Hound
Joe is off on a school trip to an adventure park, and he can’t wait to put Uncle Charlie’s survival tips into practice! But it’s not long before he’s visited by Dexter, a scruffy-looking dog, with a howling tale of woe. Dexter doesn’t want his owner feeling guilty for his death, but it’ll be hard for Joe to help this time – it turns out that the owner is Joe’s headmaster, the dreaded Mr. Hill!