WorldCat Identities

Gurney, John Steven 1962-

Overview
Works: 434 works in 1,216 publications in 1 language and 135,217 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Action and adventure fiction  Horror tales  Braille books  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, il, Creator
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 )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,583 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 )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,445 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 )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,439 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 )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,433 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 )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his friends unearth the mysterious truth behind the envelpes incorrectly delivered to his house
The falcon's feathers by Ron Roy( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and his two friends look for the person who stole a peregrine falcon from its nest
Ghosts don't eat potato chips by Debbie Dadey( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It started out to be a simple visit to a sick old aunt, but strange things were happening at the rundown house. Could it be haunted?"
Werewolves don't go to summer camp by Debbie Dadey( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Jenkins' beard and bare feet have campers at Camp Lone Wolf wondering if he might be a werewolf who comes out at midnight for a snack
The jaguar's jewel by Ron Roy( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,220 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 )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,193 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 )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose investigate the disappearance of Whirlaway, their Uncle Warren's new racehorse, just before a race at Saratoga
The missing mummy by Ron Roy( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,171 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 haunted hotel by Ron Roy( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,167 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 talking T. rex by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,135 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dink and his two friends help Lucky find the culprit who stole Luckys winning lottery ticket
The kidnapped king by Ron Roy( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,101 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 school skeleton by Ron Roy( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,094 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,075 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,034 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 ranchs safe and of a large gold nugget that Josh had found
The white wolf by Ron Roy( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,032 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
 
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The school skeleton
Covers
The canary caperThe bald banditThe deadly dungeonThe empty envelopeThe falcon's feathersGhosts don't eat potato chipsWerewolves don't go to summer campThe jaguar's jewel
Alternative Names
Gurney, John

Gurney John 19..-.... illustrateur

Gurney, John 1962-

Gurney, John (John Steven)

Gurney, John Steven

Languages
English (280)