Synopses & Reviews
Dodsworth and his duck have just arrived
in London via hot air balloon.
There is so much to see!
Fog!But a crowded bus stop leads to a hilarious case of
mistaken identity and . . . a lost duck.
Time to call in Scotland Yard?
"Straight-man Dodsworth and his skylarking ducktravel to foggy London in Egan's third gentle comedy of errors. Short chapters and dryly funny narration move the story along, amusing mishap to mishap. First, the duck throws an errant dart at a pub ('It was time to leave'), followed by a case of mistaken identity at the bus station, though the two eventually reunite at Buckingham Palace. Accessible storytelling and likable characters warrant repeat readings. Ages 6 9." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
andquot;Straight-man Dodsworth and his skylarking duck travel to foggy London in Egan's third gentle comedy of errors. Short chapters and dryly funny narration move the story along, amusing mishap to mishap...Accessible storytelling and likable characters warrant repeat readings.andquot;--Publishers Weekly
andquot;In this short chapter book, Dodsworth and his friend, a duck, continue their travels, this time arriving in London via hot-air balloon...The charming drawings, which include a menagerie of supporting characters and famous London landmarks, are drawn in muted colors and have a 1940s feel. For a retro read, pair this with Miroslav Sasekandrsquo;s This Is London andquot;--School Library Journal
About the Author
Tim Egan is the author and illustrator of several offbeat and humorous tales for children. Born in New Jersey, Tim moved to California to attend the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He sti