Armed with his Watch Phone, Secret
Agent Book Bag, and a slew of other gadgets, nine-year-old Jack
Stalwart is one of the newest secret agents for the Global Protection
Force. The series takes Jack all over the world as he solves crimes
and searches for his missing brother. In the first book a stolen
dinosaur bone leads him to NYC. Each volume is loaded with
illustrations and facts about the different areas that Jack visits. Recommended age range: 6-9
In The Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur, Jack zooms to the city that never sleeps to try to solve the mystery of the missing Allosaurus toe. Starting at the Natural History Museum, Jack's detection takes him to a competitive grade-schooler determined to win the science fair with his experiment crossing his own dog with the DNA from the bone of a dangerous, carnivorous dinosaur. Soon the gargantuan creature is terrorizing New Yorkers and Jack must stop him before he devours the animals in the Central Park zoo.
About the Author
Elizabeth Singer Hunt is the author of the wildly popular Secret Agent Jack Stalwart series for younger readers. The series has been named a 'must read' for boys by the British Education Secretary and was selected for inclusion in the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club (UK; 2007). Recently, it was serialized by the BBC Radio 4's Big Toe Books program. The author lives with her family in northern California. For more information about Elizabeth and the Jack Stalwart series, visit www.jackstalwart.com.