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The Mystery of Meerkat Hill - a book by Mccall Smith, Alexander

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill

A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill( )
Author: Mccall Smith, Alexander
Illustrator: McIntosh, Iain
Series title:Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers Ser.
ISBN:978-0-345-80616-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $13.99
Book Description:

Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people's lives. There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and--even more exciting--that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi.   One day, Teb and Pontsho's family's cow disappears. Precious helps them look for clues to find the cow....
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Book Details
Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.9 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds
Author Biography
Mccall Smith, Alexander (Author)
Alexander McCall Smith was born on August 24, 1948 in Zimbabwe. He was a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh, but he left in 2005 to focus on his writing. He has written over 60 books, including specialist academic titles including Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, short story collections including Portuguese Irregular Verbs, and children's books including The Perfect Hamburger. He is best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He also writes the Corduroy Mansions, Isabel Dalhousie and 44 Scotland Street series.

He has received numerous awards, including The Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award and the 2004 United Kingdom's Author of the Year Award. His book, The Full Cupboard of Life, received the Saga Award for Wit in the United Kingdom. In 2007, he received a CBE for his services in literature.

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