Scrooge McDuck and the Big Surprise is an illustrated written story written by Cindy West and illustrated by Bill Langley and Diana Wakeman. It features Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie Duck, Launchpad McQuack, Gyro Gearloose, Duckworth, Doofus Drake, Mrs Beakley, Gladstone Gander, and Webby Vanderquack.
After Scrooge McDuck receives a mysterious letter promising him a "big surprise" if he follows the instructions enclosed therein, Scrooge sets off to find it - but the big surprise turns out to be rather different from what he was expecting (that being money)…
Behind the scenes
Scrooge McDuck and the Big Surprise was published in 1990 by Western Publishing, as part of the Golden Easy Reader series.