Alexander McCall Smith is the author of more than 80 books, including the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, and 44 Scotland Street. He is one of the world's most prolific and popular authors, and his books have been translated into 46 languages. Iain McIntosh's illustrations have won numerous awards in the worlds of advertising, design and books. He has illustrated Alexander McCall Smith's 44 Scotland Street series and also the series of children's stories featuring Precious Ramotswe.
'Quirky and curious, the story centres round a fun adventure and historical facts...McCall Smith's ability to tackle issues relevant to his younger audience - the disintegration of friendships and bullying - is impressive... many younger readers will find comfort in recognising their struggles reflected in these loveable characters...' * Dundee Courier *