The Absent Author

The Absent Author Cover

The Absent Author

By Ron Roy

Random House Children's Books, Paperback, 9780679881681, 96pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 1997


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
A is for Author . . . A famous writer is coming to Green Lawn Dink rushes to the bookstore to meet his favorite author, Wallis Wallace, and get all his books signed. But the author never shows up Where is Wallis Wallace? It's up to Dink and his friends Josh and Ruth Rose to track him down.

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."