The Mysterious Collection of Dr. David Harleyson (Library Binding)

By Jean Cassels, Jean Cassels (Illustrator)

Walker Childrens, 9780802789181, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/1/2004)

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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

About the Author

Jean Cassels had illustrated more than fifty natural-history books for children before it came to light that she had a sideline of dressing up birds and beasts and bugs in formal clothes and selling their portraits in art galleries around the country. Everyone loves pigs . . . but pigs in starched collars and velvet topcoats--who could ask for anything more?!The mother of two grown sons, she lives with her husband, Dr. Craig Hood, in New Orleans, Louisiana.