When Angel's mother begins acting strangely after her vacation, Angel knows it has something to do with the mysterious letters from Washington, D.C. Soon Angel convinces herself that her mother must be in danger for not paying her taxes! Angel swings into action, scheming to earn bail money and creating escape plans. But when it turns out the letters are actually from Rudy, the charming man Mrs. O'Leary met on her vacation, Angel isn't as relieved as she should be. Besides being a threat to their family, he is after all, a professional clown . . . Worrywart Angel and her little brother, Rags, will delight old fans and new readers alike as they face an unusual dilemma with typically hilarious results.
About the Author
Judy Delton was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has lived there most of her life. She has published more than one hundred books for children, including the popular Pee Wee Scouts series. A master at creating short, amusing episodes, Delton writes about ordinary children in a way often compared with that of Beverly Cleary, Eleanor Estes, and Carolyn Haywood.