Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780375813672

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Brief Description:
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of a valuable racehorse that Dink's uncle and his friend, Forest Evans, have just bought and entered in a race at Saratoga.


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/Flap:
"R is for Racehorse . . .
And they're off! Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to see Uncle Warren's new racehorse, Whirlaway, in action. But the night before the big race, the horse disappears! He shows up the next day, just in time to lose the race. Why is Whirlaway suddenly so slow? Can the kids figure it out-or is Whirlaway out of the winner's circle for good? A to Z Mysteries are fast-paced, collectible mysteries for beginning chapter book readers!


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of a valuable racehorse that Dink's uncle and his friend, Forest Evans, have just bought and entered in a race at Saratoga.;Grades 2-4-- p. [4] of cover.


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!

R is for Racehorse . . . And they're off! The kids can't wait to see Uncle Warren's racehorse Whirlaway's big event. But then the horse disappears. He shows up the next day, just in time to lose the race. Why is Whirlaway suddenly so slow? Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on the case!



Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 72 (EAN 9780375813672, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2003 pg. 72 (EAN 9780375813672, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 72 (EAN 9780375913679, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2003 pg. 72 (EAN 9780375913679, Hardcover)