WorldCat Identities

Gurney, John Steven 1962-

Overview
Works: 337 works in 1,112 publications in 1 language and 137,179 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Horror tales  Braille books  Young adult works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, 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 )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,502 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 canary caper by Ron Roy( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting Wallis's castle, Dink and his friends investigate strange noises that lead them to a dangerous secret
Werewolves don't go to summer camp by Debbie Dadey( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 2,365 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
Ghosts don't eat potato chips by Debbie Dadey( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,350 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?" Spooky things are happening in Aunt Matilda's house. Potato chips on the floor are spelling out secret messages and forming trails. And if Aunt Matilda is snoring in her bed, then who is whistling a tune? There must be a ghost in Aunt Matilda's house
The empty envelope by Ron Roy( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 2,336 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 2,253 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 2,221 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,214 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 missing mummy by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,200 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 )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,177 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 lucky lottery by Ron Roy( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,167 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,162 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 school skeleton by Ron Roy( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 2,123 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 )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 2,079 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 white wolf by Ron Roy( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 2,068 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
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The bald banditThe canary caperThe deadly dungeonWerewolves don't go to summer campGhosts don't eat potato chipsThe empty envelopeThe falcon's feathersThe jaguar's jewel
Alternative Names
Gurney, John

Gurney John 19..-.... illustrateur

Gurney, John 1962-

Gurney, John (John Steven)

Gurney, John Steven

Languages
English (274)