"Josh is paired with Brian, the class brain, for the annual science project. Brian's idea is to hypnotize his dog, Arful, into believing he is a cat. Things get complicated when Mrs. Metz adds a third boy to the group, especially since it is Dougie, who thinks Brian's idea is ridiculous. Brian has never failed before, but this project seems headed for disaster. Brian's detailed notes get them to the semifinals, held in conjunction with Parent's Night. However, bringing a live dog to Parent's Night might not be a wise choice. Chaos ensues, concluding in a humorous ending with a twist. This story is fun reading!" - Dr. Judy Rowen, Children's Literature.