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Title:
Gondola to danger
ISBN:
9781534414068
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Publication Information:
New York, New York : Aladdin Quix, [2019]

©2019
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
General Note:
"A Miss Mallard mystery"--Cover.

"Quix Fast-Fun-Reads"--Jacket.
Summary:
"Watch out, Miss Mallard! Miss Mallard is a famous detective who just happens to be a duck! Her latest case takes her to Venice on a wild gondola chase. A museum masterpiece is missing and all signs point to the famous artist El Ducko, who once saved Miss Mallard's life. Will Miss Mallard be able to save her friend? Or is he really the thief?"--Page 2 of cover.
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World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard tries to track down a missing masterpiece in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.

Miss Mallard finds herself chasing a stolen masterpiece through Venice's maze of canals while attending an opera festival.


Author Notes

Robert Quackenbush, the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also has a master's degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush's many books include Henry the Duck , Detective Mole , Miss Mallard , Pete Pack Rat , and Sheriff Sally Gopher . He is the three-time winner of the American Flag Institute Award for outstanding contributions to children's literature and winner of an Edgar Allan Poe Special Award for best juvenile mystery. He lives in New York City with his wife, Margery, director of NAAP. Their now adult son, Piet, was the inspiration for many of the author's books when he was growing up.


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Gondola to Danger Excerpted from Gondola to Danger: A Miss Mallard Mystery by Robert Quackenbush All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.