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Chasing Vermeer

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 161 Ratings and 161 Reviews

Book Description
In the classic tradition of E.L. Konigsburg's From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, debut author Blue Balliett introduces readers to another pair of precocious kids on an artful quest full of patterns, puzzles, and the power of blue M&Ms. Eleven year old Petra and Calder may be in the same sixth grade class, but they barely know each other. It's only after a near collision during ... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Press
BindingHardcover (21 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages272
Publication Date06/01/2004
The Creators
About Blue Balliett (Author) : Blue Balliett is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Blue Balliett include Chasing Vermeer (Unabridged), The Wright Three (Unabridged), Calder Game.
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About Brett Helquist (Illustrator) : Brett Helquist is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Brett Helquist include The Lump of Coal.
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11/7/2011 Edward Crowchild

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10/8/2011 Lizzie Ross said: Loved the tie-in with Vermeer, as well as the discussions about the role of art in our lives. Kids need more of this.
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5/28/2010 Jennifer Brundage said:
It took me a few years to get around to reading this book, in spite of the ever alluring draw of Helquist's illustrations~ being a huge Lemony Snicket fan, I bought "Vermeer" as soon as it came out, solely because I assumed any book Helquist would choose to illustrate must surely be as magical and e... more

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