Misty Pond is the home to a community of marsupials happily living out their days in peace. When this otherwise tranquil community is in trouble and there is a mystery to be solved, Paddy The Flatfooted Platypus is the one for the job. With the help of his nephew Ixby, his investigations lead him to monotremes, flying possums, bandicoots, from burrows to nightclubs, and even all the way to Tasmania in search of the Tasmanian Tiger.
Jovanka Bach was a playwright, novelist and medical doctor based in Los Angeles. Her first successful stage plays were the Balkan Trilogy, which her husband John Stark, produced and directed at the Odyssey Theatre in Santa Monica and off-Broadway at the Barrow Group Theatre in New York. Other successful plays included O'Neill's Ghosts, Sylvie, and Mercy Warren's Tea. Most recently her play Chekhov and Maria was produced in New York by John Stark, and filmed by Eric Till. It won three best feature awards, and is now airing on Super Channel Canada, PBS TV, Russian TV and coming up soon on Spanish and French TV. Her Platypus children's stories were written just before she passed away in 2006. The three stories were illustrated by Colby Monier. http://www.johnstarkproductions.com/