Taxi to Intrigue

A Miss Mallard Mystery

Part of QUIX
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush
LIST PRICE $5.99

About The Book

World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard stumbles upon some plans she was never meant to see in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.

While visiting London, Miss Mallard finds secret plans meant for spies! What will she do with the super-secret information?

Excerpt

Chapter 1: Shopping in London 1 Shopping in London


Miss Mallard, the world famous ducktective, left her home in the country to shop in London. Upon arriving, she hailed a taxi.

“Piccadilly Circus,” she said to the driver. “I like to shop there.”

Just as she was climbing into the taxi, someone ran up and handed her a box.

“Here, take this!” said the mysterious stranger.

At the same time a shrill police whistle was heard. In a flash the stranger had disappeared into the crowd.

“Good heavens!” said Miss Mallard. “What was that about?”

Miss Mallard sat down in the taxi and looked at the box. The address on the lid said:

About The Author

Photograph © Geert Snoeijer, Amsterdam

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 the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. 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.

About The Illustrator

Photograph © Geert Snoeijer, Amsterdam

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 the Henry the Duck series, Detective Mole, the Miss Mallard Mystery series, Pete Pack Rat, and the Sheriff Sally Gopher series. 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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