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Dan Gutman


Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman

Books by Dan Gutman

by Dan Gutman - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction
Eccentric billionaire Miss Z is sending Luke, Julia, David and Isabel on another mission back in time to capture one of history’s most important events. This time, the Flashback Four are headed to AD 79 to photograph the eruption of Mount Vesuvius! Can the Flashback Four get their photo and get back home before they become ancient history? With real photographs from Pompeii to help put young readers right in the action, plus back matter that separates fact from fiction, THE POMPEII DISASTER tells the story of one of the world’s most devastating natural disasters like you’ve never seen it before.
by Dan Gutman - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction
Four very different kids are picked by a mysterious billionaire to travel through time and photograph some of history's most important events. This time, Luke, Julia, David and Isabel are headed to the deck of the doomed Titanic. Their mission? Capture a shot of the sinking ship, then come right back. The only problem is, once they arrive aboard the ship, the four friends can’t agree on what to do next. Should they try to save the passengers? Or maybe bring back a priceless book before it sinks with the ship?
Written by Dan Gutman with illustrations by Jim Paillot - Children's 4-8, Fiction, Humor

Mr. Cooper’s class is having a talent show. But A.J. has a problem --- he doesn’t have a talent! What will he do when the big day comes? Join A.J. and the gang from Ella Mentry School as they show young readers why they attend the weirdest --- and most fun! --- school around.

Written by Dan Gutman with illustrations by Tim Bowers - Children's 4-8, Picture, Social Issues

It’s Rappy the Raptor’s first day of school, and he’s having a hard time keeping his cool! But when Rappy spots a classmate being bullied, he finds the nerve to speak up --- in rhyme, of course! Parents and kids will snap, tap and dance first-day jitters away with this funny school story with dino-size heart.

by Dan Gutman - Children's 8-12, Humor, Mystery, Science Fiction

Four very different kids are picked by a mysterious billionaire to travel through time and photograph some of history's most important events. This time, the four friends are headed to 1863 to catch Abraham Lincoln delivering his famous Gettysburg Address. They'll have to work together to ask the right questions, meet the right people and capture the right moment. And most important --- not get caught

by Dan Gutman - Children's, Fantasy, Fiction

After their explosive escape at Graceland, twins Coke and Pepsi resume their trip across America. The twins' many enemies all swear that they're done chasing Coke and Pepsi for good. But when the twins start receiving more codes and ciphers from a mysterious robotic voice, they know someone's after them. They just have to figure out who before the mystery villain finds them first.

by Dan Gutman and Jim Paillot - Children's, Fiction
It’s Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! What would happen if a kid ate a million hundred pounds of chocolate in one night? One thing’s for sure—when A.J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School go trick-or-treating, it will be a Halloween to remember.
by Dan Gutman - Fiction

The kids of Cape Bluff, Kansas, had no idea there were so many aspiring stars among them until a tornado ripped through their town. That’s when they decided to have a talent show to raise money to rebuild. Now everyone is showing what they are made of: the good, the bad, and the bizarre.

by Dan Gutman - Children's, Fiction

Coke and Pep continue their amazing cross-country journey in an RV with their parents, which will take them from Spring Green, Wisconsin, to Washington, D.C. Along the way, their mom and dad insist on stopping at all sorts of strange but interesting tourist traps, with the twins continually receiving weird encoded messages from an unknown source --- all while somebody is still trying to kill them.