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Akimbo and the Baboons

Akimbo and the Baboons( )
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Illustrator: Pham, LeUyen
Series title:Akimbo Ser.
ISBN:978-1-59990-304-0
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

Akimbo is excited to have his cousin, Kosi, visit him on the game reserve

where he lives. And when a visiting scientist invites the boys to join her

when she studies a pack of baboons, they can't wait to assist her in the

bush. The baboon pack they find are fun to observe, but when a black

leopard threatens the pack--and the scientist--Akimbo and Kosi are

reminded that danger is ever present in the African bush. Alexander

McCall Smith takes...
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Book Details
Pages:80
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, Etc.
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.09 x 7.3 x 0.24 Inches
Book Weight:0.17 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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