488 pages, 7.59 × 5.11 × 1.22 in
March 6, 2007
McClelland & Stewart
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0771054971
ISBN - 13: 9780771054976
About the Book
Volumes 17-Secret of the Deep Woods 18-Murder at the Winter Games 19-Attack on the Tower of London 20-The Screech Owl's Reunion
Read from the Book
Travis would have to find an elevator. There was no other way to get Nish up to the next floor to the Great Hall where they kept all the nhl trophies, including the Stanley Cup.He asked one of the custodians for directions. There was an elevator at the rear, she told him. It was for the staff to come and go from their offices on the third and fourth floors, but it was also available for the use of anyone in need — and his friend in the wheelchair was certainly in need.Travis pushed Nish down a long corridor, at the end of which were sliding doors and a single button. Travis pushed the button and the doors opened on an empty elevator.“Lingerie, please.” Nish announced, as if he were addressing an elevator operator in a department store.“You’re sick,” Travis said.Nish grinned: “And proud of it.”They rose to the second floor and the doors began to open.Suddenly, both were blinded by a flash of light!At first Travis couldn’t see, but as the flash faded from his eyes he could make out two bulky figures, one with a camera half-hidden in his opened coat.The men seemed caught off guard. The man taking the pictures — dark, surly, with a scar down the side of his face as if he’d run into a skate — seemed to be trying to hide the camera. The other — tall, balding, but with a ponytail tied behind his head — seemed nervous.“How ya doin’, boys?” the tall man asked.“Okay,” Travis answered, unsure.“We’re just taking some shots for a few renovations,” the man explained.Travis pushed Nish pa
From the Publisher
Celebrating ten years and more than one million books in print!
New four-in-one edition!
The first four Screech Owls mysteries are now collected in one volume:
#17 — The Secret of the Deep Woods
#18 — Murder at the Winter Games
#19 — Attack on the Tower of London
#20 — The Screech Owls's Reunion
Screech Owls books have won the Our Choice Award and the Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award. They have been endorsed by the Canadian Toy Testing Council and shortlisted for the Silver Birch Award, the Red Cedar Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Ottawa-Carleton Award, and the Palmarès de Communication-Jeunesse.
About the Author
Roy MacGregor has been involved in hockey all his life. Growing up in Huntsville, Ontario, he competed for several years against a kid named Bobby Orr, who was playing nearby Parry Sound. He later returned to the game when he and his family settled in Ottawa, where he worked for the Ottawa Citizen and became the Southam National Sports Columnist. He still plays old-timers hockey and has been a minor-hockey coach for more than a decade.
Roy MacGregor is a columnist for the Globe and Mail and the author of numerous books, including the number-one national bestsellers Home Game (written with Ken Dryden) and The Home Team. He has also written the game’s best-known novel, The Last Season. His other books include Road Games, The Seven A.M. Practice, and, most recently, A Life in the Bush, a memoir of his father. He has also written books about native leaders and the Ottawa Valley. His lives in Kanata, Ontario.
“The Screech Owls are great reading for the hockey players in your family!”
“One of Canada’s favourite — and bestselling — children’s authors.”
—Globe and Mail