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Party: A Mystery

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A beautifully illustrated story of three girls caught up in the most curious of mysteries.

Forthcoming: 6/4/19

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Description

Three girls—Pam, Beth, and Sue—attend a party to celebrate the publication of the first of the Nancy Drew mystery books. There are many distractions at the fancy affair: flower arrangements, partygoers, refreshments, and lots and lots of marble. Suddenly, the oldest girl, Pam, sees what can only be described as something truly . . . bilious . . . not good! Beth sees it too. The youngest, Sue, does not, and as usual she has a hard time getting anyone to tell her anything. Party: A Mystery is a beautifully drawn adventure story that promises questions that will grab children, but does not guarantee an answer. The story’s language builds and swings between lyrical and snappy—packing a wallop.


Book Details

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Published: 6/4/19
  • IBSN: 9781617757167
  • e-IBSN: 9781617757280

Authors

JAMAICA KINCAID is a writer and professor whose works include the novels Annie John, Lucy, The Autobiography of My Mother, and Mr. Potter; a classic history of Antigua, A Small Place; and a memoir, My Brother. The Josephine Olp Weeks Chair and Professor of African and African American Studies in Residence at Harvard University, Kincaid was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004. Her latest work is Party: A Mystery.

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RICARDO CORTÉS is the author and illustrator of Sea Creatures from the Sky, It’s Just a Plant, and A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola. He is also the illustrator of a #1 New York Times best-selling classic for parents about putting their children to bed, as well as the G-rated follow-up, Seriously, Just Go to Sleep. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and on rmcortes.com. His latest work is Party: A Mystery.

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