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Balliett, Blue 1955-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 429 publications in 20 languages and 20,034 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Thrillers (Fiction)  Ghost stories  Novels  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B2128, FIC
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Publications about Blue Balliett
Publications by Blue Balliett
Most widely held works about Blue Balliett
 
Most widely held works by Blue Balliett
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )
51 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 5,214 libraries worldwide
When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal. First book in the series featuring art sleuth friends Calder and Petra
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett( Book )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,675 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Robie House from being demolished
The Calder game by Blue Balliett( Book )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,139 libraries worldwide
When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village--along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strangely drawn--his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
39 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal
The Danger Box by Blue Balliett( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
In small-town Michigan, twelve-year-old Zoomy and his new friend Lorrol investigate the journal found inside a mysterious box and find family secrets and a more valuable treasure, while a dangerous stranger watches and waits
Hold fast by Blue Balliett( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early's father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless--and it is up to Early to hold her family together and solve the mystery surrounding her father
Pieces and players by Blue Balliett( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
When thirteen high-value pieces of art are stolen from a secret museum, Calder, Petra, and Tommy are grouped with two new companions to solve puzzles that are complicated by the clever Mrs. Sharpe
Out of the wild night by Blue Balliett( Book )
10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Mary W. Chase died on Nantucket Island just over one hundred years ago, but she is still there, in the house she once lived in, and she wants to keep it that way-- but first she must somehow contact a group of children who are interested in preserving historic homes on the island
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Robie House from being demolished
The Calder game by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 libraries worldwide
When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village--along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strangely drawn--his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him
The danger box by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
In small-town Michigan, twelve-year-old Zoomy and his new friend Lorrol investigate the journal found inside a mysterious box and find family secrets and a more valuable treasure, while a dangerous stranger watches and waits
Pieces and Players by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Thirteen pieces of valuable art have been stolen. The kids have been drawn in by the very mysterious Mrs. Sharpe, who may be playing her own kind of game with the clues. And it's not just Mrs. Sharpe who's acting suspiciously--there's a ghost who mingles with the guards in the museum, a cat who acts like a spy, and bystanders in black jackets who keep popping up
Hold fast by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Where is Early's father? He's not the kind of father who you think would disappear. But he's gone. And he's left a whole lot of trouble behind
Out of the wild night : a ghost story by Blue Balliett( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Mary W. Chase died on Nantucket Island just over one hundred years ago, but she is still there, in the house she once lived in, and she wants to keep it that way-- but first she must somehow contact a group of children who are interested in preserving historic homes on the island
Nantucket ghosts : 44 true accounts by Blue Balliett( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Nantucket Island has just more than 10,000 year-round residents - and a sizeable population of very real ghosts. The 44 tales in this book were collected as oral history. Some of these spirits are benign, even protective; others terrorize the humans who encounter them. All are memorable
El enigma Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 62 libraries worldwide
When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal
The ghosts of Nantucket : 23 true accounts by Blue Balliett( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Vermeer e il codice segreto by Blue Balliett( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Italian and held by 48 libraries worldwide
L'énigme Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A Chicago, Calder, un garçon de douze ans, aime rêvasser à l'aide de ses pentominos, des formes géométriques qui évoquent des lettres avec lesquelles il déchiffre le monde. Il se lie d'amitié avec Petra et tous deux mènent une bien curieuse enquête dont le personnage récurrent est le célèbre peintre Vermeer. Les pentominos de Calder annoncent les événements qui vont se dérouler autour d'eux
 
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Alternative Names
Balliett, Blue
Balliett, Elizabeth 1955-
Balliett Klein, Elizabeth.
Balliett Klein, Elizabeth 1955-
Blue Balliett American children's' author
Blue Balliett Amerikaans schrijfster
Blue Balliett amerikansk författare
Blue Balliett amerikansk skribent
Blue Balliett écrivain américaine
Blue Balliett scrittrice statunitense
Klein Elisabeth Balliett 1955-....
Klein, Elizabeth Balliett.
Klein, Elizabeth Balliett 1955-
Klein Elizabeth Blue Balliett
באליט, בלו, 1955-
בלו באלייט
בליט, בלו, 1955-
קלין, בלו, 1955-
קלין-בליט, בלו, 1955-
발리엣, 블루
バリエット, ブルー
ブルー・バリエット
Languages
English (231)
German (13)
Spanish (12)
Chinese (10)
French (9)
Italian (7)
Catalan (3)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Korean (1)
Hungarian (1)
Romanian (1)
Polish (1)
Russian (1)
Indonesian (1)
Dutch (1)
Slovenian (1)
Czech (1)
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