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Mystery of the Melting Snowman - a book by Heide, Florence Parry

Mystery of the Melting Snowman

Mystery of the Melting Snowman( )
Author: Heide, Florence Parry
Pierce, Roxanne Heide
Illustrator: Fleishman, Seymour
Escabasse, Sophie
Series title:Spotlight Club Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Albert Whitman & Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

It's snowman season in the neighborhood, but the Spotlighters discover that someone's not just playing! They find a curious iron figurine hidden inside one of the snowmen. Who was hiding it--and why? When a stranger comes looking for it, it's clear the Spotlight Club has another mystery to solve!

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Law & Crime
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.63 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Heide, Florence Parry (Author)
Florence Parry Heide was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 27, 1919. She studied at Wilson College before transferring to the University of California at Los Angeles, where she received a B.A. in English. She worked in advertising and public relations in New York City before returning to Pittsburgh during World War II. She moved to Wisconsin with her husband after the war and started writing books at the age of 48. She wrote or co-wrote over 100 children's books including the Treehorn series, Princess Hyacinth: The Surprising Tale of a Girl who Floated, and The One and Only Marigold. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Alex B. Allen and Jamie McDonald.

Heide received numerous awards and honors including having The Shrinking of Treehorn named by the New York Times as the Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1971 and winning the Jugendbuchpreis for the Best Children's Book of Germany in 1977; The Day of Ahmed's Secret received the Editors' Choice Award from Booklist in 1991, and Sami and the Time of the Troubles received the Editors' Choice Award from Booklist in 1992. She died on October 24, 2011 at the age of 92.


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