Saturday, February 6, 2010

January Joker



January Joker
Calendar Mysteries #1
by Ron Roy
ill. by John Steven Gurney
Intermediate Chapter Book
Mystery
77 pages
New York : Random House, 2009

Popular intermediate series author Ron Roy, brings us a brand-new series featuring the younger siblings of the main characters from the A-Z mysteries. Twins Brian and Bradley along with their best friends Lucy and Nate, are having a sleepover when strange things start happening. Unusual sounds awaken them followed by bizarre lights out in the yard. The next morning, when their parents head out to meet friends for breakfast, their older siblings are left in charge. When the big kids disappear, the young friends call in the police who are as mystified as they are. A pleasant introduction to a new series that will surely be a hit with early chapter book readers.

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