The Missing Cupcake Mystery
Publication Date: January 2013
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The Dungy kids learn that honesty is the best policy—even when you can’t resist a tempting treat!
When Mom brings home cupcakes for dessert, all the Dungy kids are thrilled. “These are for after dinner,” she tells the children, and they all agree. But when she opens the box after dinner, one of the treats is gone! Who took the missing cupcake? Justin, Jordan, and Jade all have the same answer—“Not me!” Dad says it’s a real mystery, and that they must all look for the missing cupcake. But Jade has a heavy heart—and cupcake crumbs on her bedroom floor. Was Jade the one who couldn’t wait for dessert?
This charming Level 2 Ready-to-Read features all the Dungy children and highlights the importance of always telling the truth.
Lauren Dungy and her husband Tony Dungy are active members of a number of family, faith, and community-based organizations, including All Pro Dad, iMom, Fellowship of Chrstian Athletes, Mentors for Life, Family First, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Boys and Girls Club of America. Tony is a former NFL player and retired head coach of the 2006 Superbowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.
Vanessa Brantley Newton is a self-taught artist and has attended both F.I.T. and SVA of New York, where she studied fashion and children's illustration. Vanessa is the illustrator of "Ruby's New Home", "A Team Stays Together!", and "Justin and the Bully "by Tony and Lauren Dungy as well as "Presenting...Tallulah" by Tori Spelling. She hopes that when people look at her work, it will make them feel happy in some way, or even reclaim a bit of their childhood.