The Postcard (Hardcover)

By Tony Abbott

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316011723, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/1/2009)
Compact Disc (4/8/2008)

List Price: 15.99*
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Description

She died today. One phone call changes Jason's summer vacation-and life!-forever.


When Jason's grandmother dies, he's sent down to her home in Florida to help his father clean out her things. At first he gripes about spending his summer miles away from his best friend, doing chores, and sweating in the Florida heat, but he soon discovers a mystery surrounding his grandmother's murky past.


An old, yellowed postcard...a creepy phone call with a raspy voice at the other end asking, "So how smart are you?"...an entourage of freakish funeral goers....a bizarre magazine story. All contain clues that will send him on a thrilling journey to uncover family secrets.


Award-winning author Tony Abbott weaves an intriguing and entertaining mystery of adventure, friendship and family.



About the Author

Tony Abbott is the author of over 60 books for young readers, including the extremely popular Droon series, which has sold over 4.5 million books to date, and the Golden Kite winner Firegirl. He has worked in a bookstore and a library, and currently lives in Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.