A Thief at the National Zoo

By Ron Roy; Timothy Bush (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375848049, 87pp.)

Publication Date: December 26, 2007

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It's a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy
A Thief at the National Zoo
In the ninthbook of the Capital Mysteries an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C. KC and Marshall are helping out with the baby tigersat the National Zoo when they meet a new friend, Sunwoo, from China. Sunwoo's father is lending the zoo a precious jewel caled the Tiger's Eye to raise money for endangered tigers. But during the zoo's big party, the lights suddenly go out. And when they're turned back on, the jewel is missing Who stole the Tiger's Eye? And how did someone sneak it out of a room with no windows and a guarded door?
Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries




About the Author
When he's not writing a thrilling new A to Z Mystery or Capital Mystery, Ron Roy spends his time traveling all over the country and restoring his Connecticut farmhouse.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."



EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.
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