Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

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Akimbo and the Crocodile Man

By Alexander McCall Smith; LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Hardcover, 9781582346922, 80pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2006


When a visiting croc expert invites Akimbo along on a field study, Akimbo is thrilled. But when the crocodiles attack the guide, injuring him gravely, it will be up to Akimbo to cross a crocodile-infested river and jump start a truck to bring back help. A rousing new Akimbo adventure from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith. Ages 7 to 9.

About the Author
Alexander McCall Smith has written more than 50 books, including the bestselling "No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" mysteries and "The Sunday Philosophy Club." He has also written the previous two books in the Akimbo series. A professor of medical law at Edinburgh University, he was born in what is now Zimbabwe.LeUyen Pham has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including "Big Sister, Little Sister"; "Sing-Along Song"; and "Piggies in a Polka." She lives in San Francisco, California.