January Joker

January Joker Cover

January Joker

By Ron Roy; John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375856617, 74pp.

Publication Date: December 22, 2009

Description

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy
January is for Joker...
In thefirst book of the Calendar Mysteries an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives Green Lawnhas a problem When Bradley Pinto wakes up in the night to strange lights in his backyard, he wonders if there are aliens in town. When he sees three-toed tracks in the snow, he's sure of it.His twin, Brian, and friends Lucy andNate aren't so certain. But then Lucy's cousin Dink, the twins' brother Josh, and Nate's sister Ruth Rose all disappear. Are there "really "aliens in Green Lawn? And where could they be taking Dink, Josh, andRuth Rose?
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
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, Capital Mysteries, and Calendar Mysteries. When not working on a new book in his Connecticut home, Ron likes to teach tricks to his dog Pal, play poker with friends, travel, and read thrilling mystery books. Visit him online at RonRoy.com.

JOHN STEVEN GURNEY has illustrated many books for children, including the entire A to Z Mysteries series and Scholastic s popular Bailey School Kids series. He lives in Brattleboro, Vermont."