The Great Monte Mystery

by Jennifer Newbold

illustrations by Robert Rath

published by University Pride Publishing

  • Everyone's favorite Grizzly, University of Montana mascot Monte, leads children on an action-packed adventure around Missoula in search of the lost game-day football. Monte, a two-time National Mascot of the Year, visits all of Missoula's most beloved landmarks, including the M on Mount Sentinel, Main Hall, the Missoula Carousel, and the Clark Fork River, to solve the mystery of the missing football.

36 pages, 8 1/2 X 11, 30 hardcovers per case

ISBN 10: 0-9815760-2-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-9815760-2-2

September 2008

  • Beautifully illustrated by Robert Rath, illustrator of First Dog: Unleashed in the Montana Capitol
  • Lively story by Jennifer Newbold is a tribute to the University of Montana and Missoula
  • Teaches kids about honesty
  • Perfect gift for alumni, football fans, and kids of all ages





The Great Monte Mystery

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Jennifer Newbold align= Jennifer is a two time UM graduate (BA '98, JD '03) and feels extremely lucky to call Missoula her home so she and Monte can cheer on the Griz year round! She also spends lots of time cheering on her family, which includes her husband, Chris (her partner in creating The Great Monte Mystery), and the next generation of Montana fans: son, Cameron and daughter, Mallory. Go Griz!
 align= Robert Rath is an illustrator, designer, and author with dozens of books to his credit. Although he has worked with Scholastic Books, Lucasfilm, The History Channel, Carus Publishing, and many other magazines, book publishers, and universities, his favorite project is keeping up with his family.

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