Mr. Penguin returns for another sidesplitting adventure in this abundantly illustrated detective series chock-full of silly antics and good-spirited, page-turning peril.
Mr. Penguin and his kung-fu spider sidekick, Colin, are in for another wild and daring escapade! After arriving in the bustling desert town of Laghaz, their good friend Edith Hedge goes missing! Then someone strikingly familiar appears, and the Adventuring gang is snared in a web of clues that lures them right into...THE VALLEY OF PERIL: hidden crypts, cursed treasure, and nefarious figures skulking in the shadows!
Could Edith's disappearance be connected with the treasure in the tombs? Will the gang be reunited to find out? And will someone please get rid of that spooky eyeball that's been following Mr. Penguin before it catches up to him?
This fourth madcap mystery in the Mr. Penguin series from Alex T. Smith is sure to thrill transitional readers with quick pacing and plenty of comical, two-tone illustrations.
About the Author
After briefly considering careers in space travel, cookery, and being a rabbit, Alex T. Smith finally decided to become an illustrator. He earned a first class honors degree in illustration and went on to create the award-winning Claude series which has been developed as an animated TV show. When he isn't doodling in his sketchbook, Alex can be found people-watching and eavesdropping. He lives in England with two very tiny and naughty dogs. Follow Alex on Twitter @alex_t_smith and visit him on the web at www.alextsmith.com.
"Fans of the series will enjoy this twisty mystery with enough laughs and lively illustrations (containing subtle clues) to keep pages turning to the silly close. Delightful slapstick sleuthery."—Kirkus Reviews