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The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean

The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean( )
Illustrator: Rankin, Laura
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Series title:Harriet Bean Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $9.95
Book Description:

When Harriet Bean's absentminded father told her that she had five aunts- none of whom she had met before-the nine-year-old sleuth set about locating them at once. So imagine her surprise to discover that there is yet another missing aunt waiting to be found! Together with her mind-reading detective aunts Japonika and Thessalonika, Harriet heads out to the wild west to find long-lost aunt number six: Formica. Not only is Aunt Formica a real cowgirl, she's also got a mystery on her...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Law & Crime
Juvenile Fiction / Westerns
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.24 x 7.6 x 0.47 Inches
Book Weight:0.46 Pounds
Author Biography
McCall Smith, Alexander (Illustrator)
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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