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Blue Balliett

Teoksen Chasing Vermeer tekijä

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About the Author

Blue Balliett was born in New York City in 1955. She received a degree in art history from Brown University. After graduating, she moved to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts and wrote two books of ghost stories. She eventually moved to Chicago and taught third grade at the University of Chicago näytä lisää Laboratory Schools. Her first children's book, Chasing Vermeer, won the 2005 Edgar Award in the Best Juvenile category. Her other works include The Wright 3 (2006), The Calder Game (2008), and The Danger Box (2010). (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Chasing Vermeer (2004) 4,923 kappaletta
The Wright 3 (2006) 1,956 kappaletta
The Calder Game (2008) 1,154 kappaletta
Hold Fast (2013) 514 kappaletta
The Danger Box (2010) 427 kappaletta
Pieces and Players (2015) 189 kappaletta
Out of the Wild Night (2018) 118 kappaletta
Nantucket Ghosts (2006) 25 kappaletta
Nantucket Hauntings (1990) 13 kappaletta
Chasing Vermeer Series (2016) 1 kappale
The Cadler Game 1 kappale

Associated Works

Dark: Stories of Madness, Murder and the Supernatural (2000) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta

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Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise.… (lisätietoja)
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PlumfieldCH | 44 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 22, 2023 |
When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company, and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. Before they know it, the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal.

As Petra and Calder are drawn clue by clue into a mysterious labyrinth they must draw on their powers of intuition, their skills at problem solving, and their knowledge of Vermeer. Can they decipher a crime that has left even the FBI baffled?… (lisätietoja)
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PlumfieldCH | 150 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 22, 2023 |
this is tough to rate. the second half of the novel lost momentum because the answers didn't live up to the thrill of the first half's questions. four stars for the lively early chapters.
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alison-rose | 150 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 22, 2023 |
Petra and Calder do not know one another, despite the fact that they attend the same school. After a series of peculiar events bring them together, they will have to use all their problem-solving skills to crack the case of the stolen Vermeer painting.
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dsp024 | 150 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 2, 2023 |



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