Latest Blue Balliett Stories

2008-06-19 06:00:12

This may not be a Harry Potter summer, but there are plenty of great reads. Here are our eight picks for fiction page-turners. ___ "The Calder Game" (Scholastic, $17.99) by Blue Balliett brings back the super sleuths from Chicago, who this time end up in England solving a mystery.

2008-03-14 12:00:30

NBC "Today" anchor, Al Roker, announced The New York Times best-selling children's novel "Chasing Vermeer" by author Blue Balliett and illustrated by Brett Helquist, as Al's Book Club For Kids next book pick.

2006-07-10 00:03:29

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Australian filmmaker P.J. Hogan ("Muriel's Wedding") has signed on to direct "Chasing Vermeer," a mystery-adventure described as a "Da Vinci Code" for tweens. The Warner Bros.

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