WorldCat Identities

Balliett, Blue 1955-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 416 publications in 18 languages and 20,238 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Thrillers (Fiction)  Ghost stories  Novels 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B2128, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Blue Balliett
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )

70 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 5,415 WorldCat member 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 )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,706 WorldCat member 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 )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventh-grader Calder Pillay disappears from a remote English village - along with an Alexander Calder sculpture to which he has felt strongly drawn - his friends Petra and Tommy fly from Chicago to help his father find him
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Recording )

42 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member 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 )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member 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 1,533 WorldCat member 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 held by 1,010 WorldCat member 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
The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett( Recording )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member 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
Out of the wild night by Blue Balliett( Book )

9 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member 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 Calder game by Blue Balliett( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member 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
Nantucket ghosts : 44 true accounts by Blue Balliett( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member 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
Out of the wild night : a ghost story by Blue Balliett( Recording )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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
El enigma Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, 11-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 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le code Vermeer by Blue Balliett( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le tableau de Vermeer intitulé ##Jeune femme écrivant une lettre## a été dérobé. Le voleur affirme qu'il restituera la toile lorsque la vérité concernant l'oeuvre du peintre éclatera au grand jour: il réclame l'aide du public afin d'identifier les 26 tableaux qui sont réellement de son crû parmi les 35 qu'on lui attribue. À la même époque, Petra et Calder observent d'étranges phénomènes dans leur entourage: leur institutrice a un comportement des plus étranges, une vieille dame de leur entourage dont le mari, spécialiste de Vermeer a été assassiné, réclame la protection de la police, la femme figurant sur le tableau dérobé apparaît en rêve à Petra, un copain de Calder a mystérieusement disparu, etc. -- Un roman enlevant dans lequel s'entrelacent de nombreuses intrigues suscitant la réflexion des jeunes lecteurs sur l'art, son essence, son rapport à la réalité, etc. Une énigme à décrypter pour le plaisir à l'aide de pentominos jalonnant les illustrations ajoute au plaisir de la lecture. La réponse à cette dernière est disponible sur le site de l'éditeur. [SDM]
Nantucket hauntings : twenty-one firsthand encounters with the supernatural by Blue Balliett( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'énigme de la maison Robie by Blue Balliett( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bouleversement à Chicago : la maison Robie, oeuvre du génial architecte Frank Lloyd Wright, va être démantelée. Or, un mystère hante le bâtiment déserté depuis longtemps : des fenêtres qui s'ouvrent toutes seules, des ombres qui rôdent, des accidents inexpliqués... Petra, Calder et Tommy multiplient les tentatives pour sauver ce chef-d'oeuvre du patrimoine artistique mondial. Mais la méfiance règne entre les enfants. S'ils veulent résoudre cette nouvelle énigme, ils n'auront d'autre choix que d'unir leurs forces
 
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The Wright 3The Calder gameChasing VermeerThe Danger BoxThe Wright 3The Calder gameThe danger boxNantucket ghosts : 44 true accounts
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

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