WorldCat Identities

Gurney, John Steven 1962-

Overview
Works: 282 works in 903 publications in 2 languages and 136,276 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Braille books 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.R8139, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Steven Gurney
The absent author by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace
The bald bandit by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Dink and his detective friends hope to receive a big reward by finding the person whose video recorder picked up a picture of the local bank robber
The deadly dungeon by Ron Roy( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting Wallis's castle, Dink and his friends investigate strange noises that lead them to a dangerous secret
The canary caper by Ron Roy( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his friends investigate why pets, like Mrs. Davis's canary, Mozart, are mysteriously disappearing all over town
The falcon's feathers by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and his two friends look for the person who stole a peregrine falcon from its nest
The empty envelope by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his friends unearth the mysterious truth behind the envelopes incorrectly delivered to his house
The jaguar's jewel by Ron Roy( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his friends use their detective skills to locate a giant emerald missing from a statue delivered to Uncle Warren's museum in New York City
The invisible island by Ron Roy( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While picnicking on Squaw Island, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose find a hundred dollar bill, and when they return to explore further they find an entire cave full of money
The missing mummy by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help catch the thieves who have stolen the treasure from the museum's mummy exhibit
The runaway racehorse by Ron Roy( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of a valuable racehorse that Dink's uncle and his friend, Forest Evans, have just bought and entered in a race at Saratoga
The school skeleton by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Green Lawn Elementary, the entire school becomes involved in a mystery when Mr. Bones, the skeleton in the nurse's office, disappears
The talking T. Rex by Ron Roy( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the theft of a great deal of money from the belly of a nearly life-size Tyrannosaurus Rex model that their friend, Jud Wheat, is using to raise money for a dinosaur museum
The lucky lottery by Ron Roy( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his two friends help Lucky find the culprit who stole Lucky's winning lottery ticket
The haunted hotel by Ron Roy( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the guests of the Shangri-La Hotel are scared away by a white-haired female ghost, Dink and his friends investigate the mystery
The kidnapped king by Ron Roy( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his friends meet an exchange student, Sammi, who is actually the prince of an island country, hiding from those enemies who have kidnapped his parents and who may be after him as well
The panda puzzle by Ron Roy( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the kidnapping of the new baby panda at the petting zoo
The ninth nugget by Ron Roy( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit a dude ranch in Montana, they find themselves with another mystery to solve, this one involving the theft of money from the ranch's safe and of a large gold nugget that Josh had found
The zombie zone by Ron Roy( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of zombies and grave-robbers alarm the people of a Louisiana swampland village, but Ruth Rose, Josh, and Dink begin to suspect that the supernatural may not be the cause of the eerie occurrences
The orange outlaw by Ron Roy( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting Dink's uncle in New York City, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help uncover who is responsible for stealing a very valuable painting
The goose's gold by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ruth Rose and her friends, vacationing in Florida, discover that her grandmother is about to invest in a project to recover sunken treasure, they stumble upon evidence that the entire plan may be a fraud
 
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The school skeleton
Alternative Names
Gurney, John

Gurney John 19..-.... illustrateur

Gurney, John 1962-

Gurney, John (John Steven)

Gurney, John Steven

Languages
English (202)

Italian (21)

Covers
The bald banditThe deadly dungeonThe canary caperThe falcon's feathersThe empty envelopeThe jaguar's jewelThe invisible islandThe missing mummy