Chasing Vermeer (scholastic Gold)

byBlue BalliettIllustratorBrett Helquist

Paperback | May 1, 2005

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This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art.

Chasing Vermeer joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an eccentric old woman seeks their company; an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. Before they know it, the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal, where no one is spared from suspicion. As Petra and Calder are drawn clue by clue into a mysterious labyrinth, they must draw on their powers of intuition, their problem solving skills, and their knowledge of Vermeer. Can they decipher a crime that has stumped even the FBI?
Blue Balliett grew up in New York City, where she often visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Blue studied Art History at Brown University. She taught at the University of Chicago Laboratory School before becoming a full time writer. Her first novel, Chasing Vermeer, won over a dozen awards and sold in twent...
Title:Chasing Vermeer (scholastic Gold)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 7.57 X 5.27 X 0.63 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.57 X 5.27 X 0.63 inPublished:May 1, 2005Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439372976

ISBN - 13:9780439372978

Appropriate for ages: 9

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