Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Dodsworth in London by Tim Egan

Egan, Tim. Dodsworth in London. Houghton Mifflin, 2009. $15.00. Sexual Content-G; Language-G; Violence-G . Pack your umbrella Dodsworth and his duck are visiting London. Arriving via hot air balloon the duo sees Buckingham Palace. The duck wants to stay there, but Dodsworth explains that’s where the queen lives. Dodsworth and the duck begin viewing the sites but get divided due to a duplicate duck and a double-decker bus. Dodsworth and the Royal Duck look for his friend duck all over London and finally find him in a royal situation. Readers will enjoy touring London with Dodsworth and duck and learn a little trivia too. The cartoon animal illustrations are attractive and sure to appeal to beginning readers. EL – ADVISABLE. Samantha, Public Librarian.

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