July Jitters

July Jitters

By Ron Roy; John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375868825, 68pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2012

Description
It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy
July is for Jitters...
In the seventh book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - the mayor is having a special Fourth of July contest; the person whose pethas the best Independence Day costume gets to be mayor for a day Bradly, Brian, Nate, and Lucy transform Polly the pony into Thomas Jefferson and Pal the dog into the Declaration of Independence. But when the pet parade rolls around, the animals are nowhere to be found Maybe they have stage fright. Can the kids find their dressed-up pets and calm them down betfore the Fourth of July fun begins?
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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.