A garden tool with an appetite for destruction throws young Dylan Taylor headlong into adventure. After mowing down Evelyn Harcourt's rose garden, he's forced to pay the consequences - which include "parrot-sitting" her beloved Napoleon. But when Whit accidentally lets the bird escape, the chase is on! Can Whit and Dylan recapture Napoleon before Mrs. Harcourt returns home... or have they met their Waterloo? It's fun and excitement that shows the importance of taking responsibility for one's own actions
The Tri-County Junior Grand Prix has come to Odyssey, and Dylan Taylor and his dog, Sherman, are ready to put the wheel to the road! Taunted by their new neighbor - Holly Ferguson and her mischievous cat, Jasper - our heroes are determined to beat them to the checkered flag. But when Dylan's car literally explodes into action, and Holly's car careens out of control, Dylan faces a dilemma: save Holly... or win the race. It's an exciting story about caring for others and a rocket ride to the edge of adventure!
Mystery?! Well, it shouldn't be, but Connie and Dylan Taylor have gotten caught up in a mystery movie and suddenly every visitor to Whit's End looks suspicious to them. There are laughs and chills galore as Eugene tries to temper things with reason, while Connie and Dylan are positive that a stranger stranded by a storm is actually an escapee from a nearby prison! It's all downhill from there as the misguided trio learns a valuable lesson about the power of things we put into our minds.
Whit is working on a secret new invention - but Dylan Taylor and his friend, Sal Martinez, can't stand the suspense of not knowing what it is. When they disregard Whit's instructions and sneak into his workshop, the boys trigger a surprising series of events that could lead to disaster for Whit's End... and Mr. Whittaker!
When a baby shows up on the doorstep of Whit's End, the places becomes a flurry of splattered food, dirty diapers, and talking sock-puppets! Eugene wants to study the child's behavior in the name of "science." And Dylan Taylor and Connie can only laugh at his hilarious attempts at childcare.
It's Christmastime, and all Dylan Taylor wants is an XR-7 limited edition speedster. However, his hopes are zapped when he discovers its extravagant price tag would overload the family budget. That is until he hears that the two-wheeled titanium turbo bike is the grand prize of Odyssey's yard decorating contest. But Dylan's scheming neighbor, Doug Harding, has other plans. And when he gets a glimpse of Doug's snow-sculpted, ten-foot tall twin T-Rexes towing a skiing Elvis amid a cluster of cut-down palm trees, Dylan switches his design from a humble manger scene to a super-charged, mega-watt wonderland. What follows is a powerful reminder that grounds them all in the true meaning of Christmas.