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Chasing Vermeer,9780439372947

Chasing Vermeer

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ISBN13:

9780439372947

ISBN10:
0439372941
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Scholastic Press
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Summary

This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art. When unexplainable occurrences bring Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen, and the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal.

Author Biography

Blue Balliett grew up in New York City. She has always loved museums, always loved mysteries, and always loved hearing about things that can't be explained in the usual ways. Blue studied art history at Brown University. She and her family live in Chicago, Illinois, where, before becoming a full-time writer, she taught at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Brett Helquist grew up in Utah and Arizona with his six sisters. As kids, they didn't visit many museums. He says his love of art came from all the comic books he read

Table of Contents

About Pentominoes and About This Story xi
About the Artwork: A Challenge to the Reader xiii
Chapter One: THREE DELIVERIES 1(5)
Chapter Two: THE LETTER IS DEAD 6(12)
Chapter Three: LOST IN THE ART 18(17)
Chapter Four: PICASSO'S LIE 35(8)
Chapter Five: WORMS, SNAKES, AND PERIWINKLES 43(7)
Chapter Six: THE GEOGRAPHER'S BOX 50(11)
Chapter Seven: THE MAN ON THE WALL 61(15)
Chapter Eight: A HALLOWEEN SURPRISE 76(5)
Chapter Nine: THE BLUE ONES 81(9)
Chapter Ten: INSIDE THE PUZZLE 90(9)
Chapter Eleven: NIGHTMARE 99(13)
Chapter Twelve: TEA AT FOUR 112(15)
Chapter Thirteen: X THE EXPERTS 127(7)
Chapter Fourteen: FLASHING LIGHTS 134(10)
Chapter Fifteen: MURDER AND HOT CHOCOLATE 144(10)
Chapter Sixteen: A MORNING IN THE DARK 154(13)
Chapter Seventeen: WHAT HAPPENS NOW? 167(7)
Chapter Eighteen: A BAD FALL 174(14)
Chapter Nineteen: THE SHOCK ON THE STAIRS 188(10)
Chapter Twenty: A MANIAC 198(7)
Chapter Twenty-one: LOOKING AND SEEING 205(9)
Chapter Twenty-two: TWELVES 214(12)
Chapter Twenty-three: HELP! 226(10)
Chapter Twenty-four: THE PIECES 236


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