Philippe Dupasquier was born in Switzerland and studied art in France. His French background and training have influenced his own art form, the high quality comic strip, which is very popular on the Continent and formed the bulk of his reading as a child.
A girl gets a new next-door neighbor who has a very loud pet duck. "Amiable cartoon art enhances the comic hyperbole of the story, which ends on a buoyant and predictably loud note," wrote PW. Ages 5-8. (Oct.) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.