Latest Blue Balliett Stories
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.
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.
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.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.