The Unwilling Umpire

The Unwilling Umpire Cover

The Unwilling Umpire

By Ron Roy; John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375813702, 96pp.

Publication Date: February 24, 2004

Description

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z
Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries(r) have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look
U is for Umpire . . . Play ball While the whole town of Green Lawn is watching the women take on the men in a charity baseball game, Mr. Pocket's prized baseball collection is stolen The police suspect the umpire of foul play. Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose prove his innocence . . . or will they strike out?



About the Author
RON ROY has been writing books for children since 1974. He is the author of dozens of books, including the popular A to Z Mysteries(r), Calendar Mysteries, and Capital Mysteries. When not working on a new book, Ron likes to teach tricks to his dog Pal, play poker with friends, travel, and read thrilling mystery books.

STEPHEN GILPIN is the award-winning illustrator of dozens of children s books, including the popular and very funny "Pirate Mom." He brings his fresh, kid-friendly style to all the covers of the A to Z Mysteries(r) series."