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Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
Includes brilliant baboon facts! Akimbo loves his life in Africa and the animals that live there. In this newest Akimbo story, a lady comes to study the baboons in the game reserve where Akimbo's father is the head ranger. Akimbo is keen to help and find out all he can about baboons - and in so doing comes closer to a much more dangerous animal
New title in the established and popular Akimbo series from a bestselling author for both adults and children. An informative introduction to life in Africa and the animals that live there. A pacy and exciting storyline that children will love. Includes a note from the author and lots of interesting facts about baboonsWonderfully illustrated throughout in black and white line by Peter Bailey
'The illustrations by the great Peter Bailey are an added delight' The Children's Bookseller
Alexander McCall Smith is Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the author of over fifty books, including the international bestselling series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Sandy is the winner of three Author of the Year awards in 2004 (British Book Awards, Booksellers' Association and Waterstone's). Bloomsbury have re-issued fourteen of his backlist titles for the 7-9 age-range with a cohesive series look. The Akimbo books are beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey, who has worked with many fine authors over the years, including Philip Pullman, Michael Morpurgo and Jamila Gavin.