Kidnapped on Astarr

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Garrard Publishing Company, 1981 - Detective and mystery stories - 64 pages
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With a robot's help two children search for a relative who has been kidnapped by the king on the planet Astarr and accused of making secret war weapons.

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Contents

The Search Begins
7
The Leather Braid Clue
19
Attack of the Giant Worms
29
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State. She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America. She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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