Get our latest staff recommendations, award news and digital catalog links right to your inbox.
Dogsled to Dread
A Miss Mallard Mystery
Table of Contents
About The Book
World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard crosses snowy scenery to track down a captured canine in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.
Miss Mallard has been invited to Alaska to launch the annual dogsled races! But the day before the big event, a dognapping takes place. With snowshoes strapped to her flippers, Miss Mallard follows the trail across the frozen glaciers. Will she discover the dognapper in time?
About The Illustrator
Robert Quackenbush (1929–2021), the author and illustrator of more than two hundred books for young readers, was a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and also had a master’s degree in social studies and a PhD in childhood education. Quackenbush’s many books include the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. He was 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 lived 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.
- Publisher: Aladdin (September 17, 2019)
- Length: 80 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534414204
- Grades: K - 3
- Ages: 5 - 8
Browse Related Books
Resources and Downloads
High Resolution Images
Book Cover Image (jpg): Dogsled to Dread
Trade Paperback 9781534414204
Author Photo (jpg): Robert Quackenbush
Photograph © Geert Snoeijer, Amsterdam(0.1 MB)
Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit
More to Explore
Our Summer Reading Recommendations
Red-hot romances, poolside fiction, and blockbuster picks, oh my! Start reading the hottest books of the summer.
This Month's New Releases
From heart-pounding thrillers to poignant memoirs and everything in between, check out what's new this month.