WorldCat Identities

Gurney, John Steven 1962-

Overview
Works: 444 works in 1,380 publications in 1 language and 135,591 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Braille books  Detective and mystery stories  Juvenile works  Baseball stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Contributor
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 )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A is for author ... Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. To Dink's amazement, Wallace says he'll come! But when the big day arrives, Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find the famous writer--before it's too late!
The canary caper by Ron Roy( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,455 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 )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink keeps getting letters addressed to D. Duncan. But when he opens them, they all start "Dear Doris" and don't make any sense. Josh and Ruth Rose think someone is playing a trick on Dink, but Dink is sure it is more than that
The falcon's feathers by Ron Roy( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,244 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 held by 2,230 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 runaway racehorse by Ron Roy( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,207 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 haunted hotel by Ron Roy( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,179 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 missing mummy by Ron Roy( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,178 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 lucky lottery by Ron Roy( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his two friends help Lucky find the culprit who stole Lucky's winning lottery ticket
The talking T. rex by Ron Roy( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,149 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 kidnapped king by Ron Roy( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king and the queen of Costra have been kidnapped. For his protection, the prince is sent to Green Lawn to hide out with Dink's family. Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose promise to help their royal friend rescue his parents from the enemies of the Crown. But then the prince is captured, too
The school skeleton by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green Lawn Elementary becomes involved in a mystery when Mr. Bones, the skeleton in the nurse's office, disappears
The panda puzzle by Ron Roy( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,087 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,056 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 white wolf by Ron Roy( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting their friend Wallis and her adopted daughter on Mount Desert Island, Maine, Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose investigate why three white wolf cubs were stolen, and by whom
The orange outlaw by Ron Roy( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,042 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 unwilling umpire by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play ball! The whole town has turned out to watch the Green Lawn women challenge the men in the charity baseball game - and to see Mr. Pocket's prized baseball collection. But sometimes during the game, the balls are stolen! The police suspect the umpire of foul play. Can Dick, Josh, and Ruth Rose prove he's innocent, or is it strike three for the Green Lawn ump?
 
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The school skeleton
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The canary caperThe bald banditThe deadly dungeonThe empty envelopeThe falcon's feathersThe jaguar's jewelThe invisible islandThe runaway racehorse
Alternative Names
Gurney, John

Gurney John 19..-.... illustrateur

Gurney, John 1962-

Gurney, John (John Steven)

Gurney, John Steven

Languages
English (331)