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Gus and Gertie arrive at the Animals' Winter Olympics wirh dreams of winning gold as Antartica's first synchronized swimming team. But Gertie's good luck pin doesn't seem to be bringing the penguin pair any luck at all! First they discover that there are no swimming events at the winter games, and then disappointment turns to disaster: Gertie's lucky pin gets stolen - along with all of the other athletes' good luck charms. Can you find the clues hidden in Gus's snapshots and help solve the crime? Join the high-spirited heroes of Gus & Gertie and the Missing Pearl in a heart-stopping, topsyturvy, record-breaking chase of a lifetime. Give them a perfect ten!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781587171581
ISBN-10: 1587171589
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 143mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: SeaStar Books
Publisher: North-South Books (Nord-Sud Verlag AG)
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Joan Lowery Nixon

Joan Lowery Nixon is the author of more than one hundred books for young readers, including The Other Side of Dark and the Orphan Train Adventures series. A master of suspense, she is the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Juvenile Mystery Award given by the Mystery Writers of America. Ms. Nixon and her husband live ib Houston, Texas. Diane DeGroat is the illustrator of more than ninety books for children. She is also the author/illustrator of the popular stories about Gilbert the opossum including Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink, an IRA-CBC Children's Choice. Ms. DeGroat lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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