MISS MALLARD’S MYSTERIES (series)
by Robert Quackenbush
Aladdin/Simon & Schuster (US)
The series was originally published in the 1980s and was made into an animated television series that was shown over 70 countries.
#1 DIG TO DISASTER (May 2018)
A terrifying headless demon threatens an archaeological expedition in the jungles of South America in this Miss Mallard Mystery. Bestselling author Robert Quackenbush’s super-sleuth, Miss Mallard, is on the case to find the true villain!
#2 TEXAS TRAIL TO CALAMITY! (May 2018)
A runaway horse and a mysterious ranch in the Texas prairie have the intrepid Miss Millard on the trail of a plot to steal priceless artifacts!
#3 STAIRWAY TO DOOM (September 2018)
Miss Mallard is travelling to Scotland’s Duckinbill Castle for a family reunion. During the reading of a will, family members vanish one by one. Is the ghost of Count Kisscula behind the disappearances?
#4 EXPRESS TRAIN TO TROUBLE (September 2018)
Miss Mallard sets out to explain the disappearance of George Buddy Duck, a prankster who has aggravated all of the passengers on a train. Will she find him before he has the chance to cause more mayhem?
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.