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The Runaway Skeleton
     

The Runaway Skeleton

by Kathleen M. Muldoon, Phillip Hilliker (Illustrator)
 
Fourteen-year-old Topo and his little brother, Mono, are staying with a foster family for the summer. One day, they're exploring the woods near the family's house. They find an old shed and go inside. No one is there -- but in the shadows, Topo sees a skeleton. The bones are the first clue in a wild mystery. Topo is determined to find out who the bones belong

Overview

Fourteen-year-old Topo and his little brother, Mono, are staying with a foster family for the summer. One day, they're exploring the woods near the family's house. They find an old shed and go inside. No one is there -- but in the shadows, Topo sees a skeleton. The bones are the first clue in a wild mystery. Topo is determined to find out who the bones belong to -- even if it means putting himself in danger.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434208002
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Vortex Books Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
530L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Kathleen Muldoon teaches writing for the Institute of Children's Literature. She is also a freelance writer and has authored thirteen books and dozens of magazine articles and stories for children. Her main focus is writing books for the educational market. When not writing, she enjoys playing with her cat, Prissy, and her parakeet, Abraham.

Phillip Hilliker lives most of his life in the strange and creepy realm in his head. Becoming an illustrator was pretty much the only career path that would allow him to stay there. Phil graduated from the College for Creative Studies and has spent the majority of the past few years illustrating various role-playing-game books. He lives in Arizona with his awesome scientist of a wife and their imaginary pet bunny, Balthazar.

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