01 May Meet the Author!
Have you ever wondered what goes through an author’s mind as she creates a story? How does she come up with plot ideas? How does she create the characters? Why did she choose this location? What gets her creative juices flowing? Here are links to author Janelle Diller reading the first chapter of seven of the Pack-n-Go Adventures. In each one, she talks for a minute or two about the background for her story and then reads the first chapter of the book. Download them now. You’ll enjoy learning more details about this award winning series.
Don’t forget! If you’re interested in hearing the full book, Pack-n-Go audio books are a real treat, too. Kae Denino brings every story to life with her dynamic reading.Mystery of the Ballerina Ghost
Nine-year-old Brooke Mason has lived all her life on a ranch in the Colorado Rockies. Now she’s headed to Austria with her mom. Brooke can’t wait! They even get to stay in Schloss Mueller, an ancient Austrian castle. Even better? There’s a girl Brooke’s age to play with! Eva, the girl who lives in Schloss Mueller is thrilled to meet Brooke. Unfortunately, the castle’s ghost isn’t quite so happy.Mystery of the Secret Room
It’s raining so Brooke and Eva have nothing to do but play hide and seek in the castle’s attic. It’s just an ordinary game on an ordinary rainy afternoon. But then Brooke stumbles into a room everyone has forgotten for decades. A beautiful porcelain doll sits at a table set for tea for two. It’s as if she’s been waiting for Brooke and Eva to arrive.Mystery at the Christmas Market
What could be more perfect than Christmas in Kitzbuhel? Brooke’s family arrives just in time for some great Austrian skiing during the day and the magical Christmas market in the evening. And it would be perfect except for the two mysterious strangers who have a dangerous plan for Brooke and Eva.Mystery of the Thief in the Night
Izzy’s family sails into a quiet lagoon in Mexico and drops their anchor. Izzy can’t wait to explore the pretty little village, eat yummy tacos, and practice her Spanish. When she meets nine-year-old Patti, Izzy’s thrilled. Now she can do all that and have a new friend to play with too. Life is perfect. At least it’s perfect until they realize there’s a midnight thief on the loose!
Mystery of the Disappearing Dolphin
It’s market day in Barra de Navidad. Izzy and Patti discover a beautiful glass dolphin that Izzy wants more than anything. Unfortunately, it disappears before she can buy it. Even more unfortunate? It later reappears in Izzy’s bag. Izzy can’t believe the trouble she’s in.
Mystery of the Min Min Lights
It’s hot. It’s windy. It’s dusty. It’s the Australian outback. Wendy Lee arrives from California. She’s lucky to meet Chloe Taylor, who invites Wendy to their sheep station. It sounds like fun except that someone is stealing the sheep.
And the thief just might be something as crazy as a UFO.
Mystery of the Rusty Key
Wendy, Chloe, and Jacko must unravel four spooky clues: an ancient letter, a rusty key, a missing box, and a curse. The kids race against time to solve the mystery before the clock strikes midnight.