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Alexander McCall Smith

  • 5 stars across 46 books
    24th January 2018

    Hari and His Electric Feet

    Hari is a dreamer with an unusual talent. He spends the few coins he earns washing cars on cinema trips to watch (and le... More

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    1st April 2019

    The Case of the Vanishing Granny

    Billy, Fern and Joe Shortbread are the stars of their family circus, but they also have another talent ... they're exper... More

    (6 reviews)
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    7th April 2016

    Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer

    Roll up, roll up for a sensational circus story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series,... More

    (2 reviews)
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    7th May 2015

    The Akimbo Adventures

    Three classic adventure tales from the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, now together in paperba... More

    (2 reviews)
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    27th August 2014

    Good Dog Lion

    A beautiful, heartwarming story set in Africa about a young boy and his yearning for a pet dog. From internationally bes... More

    (1 review)
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    2nd October 2015

    School Ship Tobermory: A School Ship Tobermory Adventure (Book 1)

    Follow the exploits of the children who go to a most unusual school - the sail-powered training ship Tobermory. When a f... More

    (1 review)
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    4th April 2005

    Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

    Adventure stories full of the sights, sounds and smells of Africa from best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith. When ... More

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    2nd March 2009

    Akimbo and the Baboons

    Includes brilliant baboon facts! Akimbo loves his life in Africa and the animals that live there. In this newest Akimbo ... More

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    2nd January 2006

    The Joke Machine

    Jeffrey spends his Saturdays working in Mr Prendergast's junk shop. One day, while they are sorting things out, they unc... More

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    1st March 2006

    The Chocolate Money Mystery

    Max and Maddy Twist's parents were once famous, international detectives - before the evil Professor Sardine ruined thei... More

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    • The Case of the Vanishing Granny

      The Case of the Vanishing Granny

      This is the first book I have read by this author so I didn't know what to expect, but i was not disappointed.  It took me three days to read and I co...

    • Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

      Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

      This is a charming short story, ideal for reluctant readers as it packs an exciting adventure as well as a host of interesting facts about crocodiles...

    • The Case of the Vanishing Granny

      The Case of the Vanishing Granny

      by Cricket

      I really enjoyed reading this book and learning all about the Shortbread family and the circus.  Life in the Circus is so different to ours.  I really...