After another troubleshooting and reasoning exercise, the kids realize they need to make sandbags-just as they had earlier in the book. The best and fastest way to get the dirt is to get Blackie to “make it”. Blackie, as will be shown, likes to dig and is very talented at doing so. Here the kids utilize that destructive habit and energy for something positive. They use it to dam up their neighbor’s window
I am not yet sure what kind of text would accompany this page, what narrative might get the kids interested in the scene. All I know is that most kids like dogs anyway, and I need a scene that shows this connection between the human characters and their pet friend.