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Samantha Spinner and the Boy in the Ball

Russell Ginns

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/20/2020)
Hardcover (1/21/2020)

Description

Get ready for more round-the-world adventure with Samantha Spinner and her brother, Nipper, in the third book in this hilarious, puzzle-packed series filled with super-secret messages! Perfect for fans of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and classics like Holes.

At last! Samantha Spinner tracked down her uncle! Now it's her big chance to learn everything. And now that he's safe and sound, it's time to get some answers.

There are so many questions to ask--it's almost impossible to know where to start. Where did the RAIN come from? And what about the SUN? Who made the umbrella and all the incredible ways to travel? What did Uncle Paul mean when he told her to watch out for the...

Wait a minute. Nipper's missing. Where did he go? What's that strange trail of yarn? Can't a girl take her eyes off her super-annoying little brother for ten minutes?

(If you've been paying attention, then you know that the answer to that last question is "No! Of course not!")

Praise for the Samantha Spinner series:
"A winning mix of fast-paced action, fascinating facts, bathroom humor, and hidden puzzles . . . [that is] sure to please action-loving middle-grade readers." --Kirkus Reviews

"Wild, wacky, and occasionally gross." --The Bulletin


Praise For Samantha Spinner and the Boy in the Ball

Praise for the Samantha Spinner Series:

“A winning mix of fast-paced action, fascinating facts, bathroom humor, and hidden puzzles.” —Kirkus Reviews

Wild, wacky, and occasionally gross.” —The Bulletin

Clever, smart, and sometimes a bit silly, this fun mystery . . . includes a few extra secrets for the especially inquisitive mind. Shelf Awareness

“Full of adventure and survival, [Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans is] great for [readers of] series like The 39 Clues.” —School Library Journal

"Appealing fare for kids who enjoy zany adventure tales with side helpings of historical/geographical trivia and wacky humor.” —Booklist

Yearling, 9781984849229, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 12, 2021



About the Author

Russell Ginns is a writer and game designer who specializes in puzzles, songs, and smart fun. He has worked on projects for a wide variety of organizations, corporations, and publications, including Sesame Workshop, Girl Scouts of America, Nintendo, and Scientific American. Russell lives and writes in Washington, D.C. He is the author of the Samantha Spinner series: Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans, Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs,Samantha Spinner and the Boy in the Ball, and Samantha Spinner and the Perplexing Pants. To learn more about him, visit samanthaspinner.com and follow @rginns on Twitter.