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Gurney, John Steven 1962-

Overview
Works: 238 works in 588 publications in 2 languages and 110,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Braille books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.R8139, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Steven Gurney
Publications by John Steven Gurney
Most widely held works by John Steven Gurney
The absent author by Ron Roy( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,250 libraries worldwide
Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace
The bald bandit by Ron Roy( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,214 libraries worldwide
Third-grader Dink and his detective friends hope to receive a big reward by finding the person whose video recorder picked up a picture of the local bank robber
The deadly dungeon by Ron Roy( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,209 libraries worldwide
While visiting Wallis's castle, Dink and his friends investigate strange noises that lead them to a dangerous secret
The canary caper by Ron Roy( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 2,190 libraries worldwide
Dink and his friends investigate why pets, like Mrs. Davis's canary, Mozart, are mysteriously disappearing all over town
The empty envelope by Ron Roy( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,105 libraries worldwide
Dink and his friends unearth the mysterious truth behind the envelopes incorrectly delivered to his house
The jaguar's jewel by Ron Roy( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
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
The invisible island by Ron Roy( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,030 libraries worldwide
While picnicking on Squaw Island, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose find a hundred dollar bill, and when they return to explore further they find an entire cave full of money
The runaway racehorse by Ron Roy( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,971 libraries worldwide
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
The missing mummy by Ron Roy( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,967 libraries worldwide
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help catch the thieves who have stolen the treasure from the museum's mummy exhibit
The haunted hotel by Ron Roy( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
When the guests of the Shangri-La Hotel are scared away by a white-haired female ghost, Dink and his friends investigate the mystery
The school skeleton by Ron Roy( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
Green Lawn Elementary becomes involved in a mystery when Mr. Bones, the skeleton in the nurse's office, disappears
The talking T. Rex by Ron Roy( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the theft of a great deal of money from the belly of a nearly life-size Tyrannosaurus Rex model that their friend, Jud Wheat, is using to raise money for a dinosaur museum
The lucky lottery by Ron Roy( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,911 libraries worldwide
Dink and his two friends help Lucky find the culprit who stole Lucky's winning lottery ticket
The kidnapped king by Ron Roy( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,898 libraries worldwide
Dink and his friends meet an exchange student, Sammi, who is actually the prince of an island country, hiding from those enemies who have kidnapped his parents and who may be after him as well
The panda puzzle by Ron Roy( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the kidnapping of the new baby panda at the petting zoo
The ninth nugget by Ron Roy( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,863 libraries worldwide
When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit a dude ranch in Montana, they find themselves with another mystery to solve, this one involving the theft of money from the ranch's safe and of a large gold nugget that Josh had found
The orange outlaw by Ron Roy( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
While visiting Dink's uncle in New York City, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help uncover who is responsible for stealing a very valuable painting
The vampire's vacation by Ron Roy( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate a mysterious man in black who Josh believes is a vampire
The zombie zone by Ron Roy( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
Reports of zombies and grave-robbers alarm the people of a Louisiana swampland village, but Ruth Rose, Josh, and Dink begin to suspect that the supernatural may not be the cause of the eerie occurrences
The white wolf by Ron Roy( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 1,806 libraries worldwide
While visiting their friend Wallis and her adopted daughter on Mount Desert Island, Maine, Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose investigate why three white wolf cubs were stolen, and by whom. W is for Wolf. ... Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are thrilled to visit Wallis Wallace at her new cabin in the Maine wilderness. On their very first day, they glimpse a white wolf and her babies on a cliff. But soon after the kids spy the wolf family, the pups are wolf-napped! Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose sniff out the culprits before the white wolf starts suspecting them? ₃An appealing combination of intrigue, ingenuity, and good fun. A great recreational choice for newly independent readers.₄ When he₂s not writing a thrilling new A to Z Mystery or Capital Mystery, Ron Roy spends his time traveling all over the country and restoring his Connecticut farmhouse. The author lives in Manchester, CT
 
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Alternative Names
Gurney, John
Gurney John 19..-.... illustrateur
Gurney, John 1962-
Languages
English (148)
Italian (24)
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