Express Train to Trouble

A Miss Mallard Mystery

Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush
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About The Book

World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard works to solve the case of a missing prankster in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.

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?


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At breakfast on the luxurious Nile Express, chaos broke out in the dining car. The world-famous ducktective, Miss Mallard, could not believe her eyes.

Vinegar in Sir Reginald Baldpate’s tea caused him to spit it out and explode in a coughing fit.

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 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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (September 2018)
  • Length: 80 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534414020
  • Grades: K - 3
  • Ages: 5 - 8
  • Lexile ® 620L

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