Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780679894582

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Brief Description:
Dink and his friends use their detective skills to locate a giant emerald missing from a statue delivered to Uncle Warren's museum in New York City.


Biographical Note:
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.


Jacket Description/Back:
When the kids visit Dink's uncle in New York City, they're dazzled by his museum's latest treasure -- a statue of a gold jaguar with a precious emerald between its paws. But when the jewel is swapped for a fake, the police name Dink's uncle as a suspect! It's up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to uncover the real crook. Who stole the jaguar's jewel?


Jacket Description/Flap:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit New York City! Dink's uncle is the curator of a museum with a dazzling new treasure--a statue of a jaguar cradling an emerald between its front paws. But when it's discovered that the emerald has been replaced with a fake, Dink's uncle is the chief suspect. He'll go to jail if Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose can't uncover the real thief!


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;Dink and his friends use their detective skills to locate a giant emerald missing from a statue delivered to Uncle Warren's museum in New York City.;2.8.;006-009.


Brief Description:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit New York. Dink's uncle is the curator of a museum with a dazzling new treasure--a statue of a jaguar cradling an emerald between its front paws. But when it's discovered that the emerald has been replaced with a fake, Dink's uncle is the chief suspect and will go to jail unless the kids find the real thief.


Series Notes (from Jackets):
Don't miss the next book in the A to Z Mysteries "RM" series -- The Kidnapped King


Publisher Marketing:

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!

J is for Jewel . . . New York is the emerald city! Dink's uncle's museum there has a new treasure--a golden jaguar statue with an emerald between its paws. But someone swaps the jewel for a fake! Who stole the jaguar's jewel? Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are sure to find out!



Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 297 (EAN 9780679894582, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2000 pg. 297 (EAN 9780679894582, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2000 pg. 297 (EAN 9780679994589, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2000 pg. 297 (EAN 9780679994589, Hardcover)