Ember and the other neighborhood pets face their toughest enemy yet: an evil mastermind poodle, named FLUFFY! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Ember is one step closer to achieving his goal of world domination. But first, he needs to take down a new enemy: Fluffy the poodle, who belongs to Lucy's grandmother Poh Poh. Fluffy has evil plans of his own, including building a doomsday machine that will hypnotize humans. Does Ember have what it takes to outsmart this evil genius? This story culminates with the ultimate battle--a rock-and-roll DANCE battle! With laugh-out-loud humor, engaging artwork on every page, and nonstop action that will have readers rushing to turn the pages, Pets Rule is the just-right series for any emerging reader!