Blue Balliett

Blue Balliett was born and raised in New York City and loved to stop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Frick Museum on her way home from school. She's always loved museums, mysteries, and hearing about things that can't be explained in the usual ways. After studying art history at Brown University, she lived in Nantucket, where she got married. When her kids started school the family moved to Chicago, and Blue began teaching third grade at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She is the author of the art-inspired mysteries Chasing Vermeer, The Calder Game, and The Wright Three.

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The Calder Game Cover
Author: Blue Balliett | Narrator: Deirdre Lovejoy
Release Date: June 10, 2008
When Calder Pillay travels with his father to a remote village in England, he finds a mix of mazes and mystery- including an unexpected Alexander Calder sculpture in the town square. Calder is strangely drawn to the sculpture, while others in the vil...
The Calder Game Cover
The Wright Three Cover
Author: Blue Balliett | Narrator: Ellen Reilly
Release Date: February 14, 2006
In this intricate, magnificently imagined sequel to Blue Balliett's international bestseller, Chasing Vermeer, supersleuths Petra and Calder, along with Calder's old friend, Tommy, are cryptically drawn into another art mystery–this time involv...
The Wright Three Cover
Chasing Vermeer Cover
Author: Blue Balliett | Narrator: Ellen Reilly
Release Date: November 09, 2004
When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee & Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. ...
Chasing Vermeer Cover