Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780375813702

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Brief Description:
When the umpire at the baseball game fundraiser is accused of stealing a collection of autographed baseballs, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose try to prove his innocence.


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:
The whole town has turned out to watch the Green Lawn women challenge the men--and to see Mr. Pocket's prized baseball collection. But sometime during the game, the balls are stolen! The police suspect the umpire of foul play. Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose prove he's innocent, or is it strike three for the Green Lawn ump?


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;When the umpire at the baseball game fundraiser is accused of stealing a collection of autographed baseballs, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose try to prove his innocence.;2.3.;006-009.;2-4.


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!

U is for Umpire . . . Play ball! While the whole town of Green Lawn is watching the women take on the men in a charity baseball game, Mr. Pocket's prized baseball collection is stolen! The police suspect the umpire of foul play. Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose prove his innocence . . . or will they strike out?



Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 373 (EAN 9780375813702, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2004 pg. 373 (EAN 9780375813702, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 373 (EAN 9780375913709, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2004 pg. 373 (EAN 9780375913709, Library Binding)