The Unwilling Umpire

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 est ne a Hartford, sur la cote est des etats-Unis. Il a longtemps ete professeur des ecoles. Il ecrit tous les matins et parfois l'apres-midi. Comme les heros de - Mystere Mystere -, il adore les animaux et il a un chien qui s'appelle Pal. Il aime se promener, nager, faire la cuisine et voyager dans le monde entier. Le vert brocoli est sa couleur preferee.

John Steven Gurney grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He studied illustration at Pratt Institute and spent summers drawing caricatures on the boardwalk in Atlantic City. Since 1984 he has illustrated board games, advertisements, magazine stories, and more than 70 books for children, including all of the titles in the Adventures of the Bailey School Kids series and the A to Z Mysteries series. He now lives in Brattleboro, Vermont. Dinosaur Train is the first book he has written and illustrated, and it was inspired by his son's love of dinosaurs and trains.