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Vanishing Acts (A Maggie Brooklyn Mystery) (Hardcover)

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When a movie starring tween heartthrob Seth Ryan starts filming in Park Slope, everyone gets movie mania-including Maggie Brooklyn Sinclair. Though her plans to become a movie extra don't quite work out, Maggie manages to capture Seth's attention and he seeks her out at the Pizza Den to talk. But just when Maggie's life is feeling like a romantic comedy, Seth disappears! Everyone thinks he's been kidnapped, but Maggie knows better. . . .

This young Nancy Drew is back, along with her twin brother and dog-walking business, in a second mystery that shines a spotlight on her super-sleuth skills. Leslie Margolis's pitch-perfect tween voice will leave fans begging for more of this loveable heroine.

About the Author

LESLIE MARGOLIS is the author of more than fifty books for young readers, including two Annabelle Stevens books: Boys Are Dogs and Girls Acting Catty. She lives with her family in Park Slope, Brooklyn-which is also the setting of her new series, the Maggie Brooklyn Mysteries.

Praise For…

“This is my kind of book! . . . Lots of twists and turns--and chilling suspense.” —R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps, on GIRL'S BEST FRIEND

“Well-crafted. . . . When this dog walker turned detective returns, she'll be welcome.” —The Horn Book on GIRL'S BEST FRIEND

“Maggie is a friendly and thoughtful narrator with a sharply logical mind; readers . . . will appreciate her intellect and bravery, and applaud her success.” —Publishers Weekly on GIRL'S BEST FRIEND

Product Details
ISBN: 9781599905365
ISBN-10: 1599905361
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publication Date: January 17th, 2012
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: A Maggie Brooklyn Mystery

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The best kids' book I read in the last year! Funny and heart-tugging. Spunky and inventive Gertie is determined to win her mother's admiration to keep her from moving away, but her plans keep going awary in funny ways. "The bullfrog was only half-dead, which was perfect." - Nikki