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The Absent Author (A to Z Mysteries) Paperback – Illustrated, September 23, 1997

4.6 out of 5 stars 310 ratings
Book 1 of 26: A to Z Mysteries

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hor....  Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. To Dink's amazement, Wallace says he'll come! But when the big day arrives, Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find the famous writer--before it's too late!  

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A is for author.... Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. To Dink's amazement, Wallace says he'll come! But when the big day arrives, Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find the famous writer--before it's too late!

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  • Lexile Measure : 510L
  • Grade Level : 1 - 4
  • Item Weight : 2.4 ounces
  • Paperback : 96 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0679881689
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0679881681
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers; Illustrated Edition (September 23, 1997)
  • Product Dimensions : 5.19 x 0.26 x 7.56 inches
  • Reading level : 6 - 9 years
  • Language: : English
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