The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson (Hardcover)

By Jean Cassels, Jean Cassels (Illustrator)

Walker Books for Young Readers, 9780802789167, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

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Description

Beloved children’s characters come to life through a puzzle in paintings. The eccentric traveler and world-renowned painter, Dr. David Harleyson, has disappeared, and it is up to his young nephew to find him! By unraveling the clues on the backs of Dr. David’s most recent paintings, his nephew is able to piece together his uncle’s incredible around-the-world journey.
What do the most popular creatures from Mother Goose, Grimm, and Aesop—immortalized in Dr. David’s breathtakingly lifelike portraits—have to do with his year-long adventure? Where has Dr. David been, and what will become of him?
The mystery awaits, and only by following the clues can you discover the tale behind the mysterious collection of Dr. David Harleyson!

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