Dori Hillestad Butler is the author of over fifty works of fiction and nonfiction for young readers. She has also published stories for children in magazines such as Highlights for Children, Cricket, Spider, Children’s Digest, and Child Life. Butler is the children’s book review columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. She lives in Washington.
Aurore Damant is a French illustrator, animator, and art director. She illustrated The Haunted Library series for Penguin Random House and worked as a character designer on <i>The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water</i>. She lives in Paris, France, with her most loyal supporters: her husband, Julien, and cat, Franklin. You can find her online at auroredamant.tumblr.com.
Kaz and Claire’s new detective agency is a success! Their latest case, though, is proving to be the hardest yet. When Claire’s classmate says he saw a ghost backstage while rehearsing the school play, Kaz goes to school with Claire to investigate. From the description the boy gave, Kaz is sure it’s his mom–but where has she gone? Kaz and Claire search everywhere and find no trace of her, but the mysterious ghostly activities are still happening…
Now that Kaz can finally pass through walls without feeling all skizzy, he can go explore Beckett s secret room at the back of the library. What he finds there is a mystery he never expected!”
With a lot of searching and a lot of luck, Kaz has found his dog Cosmo, his little brother Little John, his grandmom, and his grandpops. But what about his parents? Or his big brother Finn? Will he ever see them again? Kaz wants to keep looking for his family, but when Claire hears about a ghost at the fire station, Kaz knows it’s a case for C & K Ghost Detectives!