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Akimbo and the Elephants: Book summary and reviews of Akimbo and the Elephants by Alexander McCall Smith, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Akimbo and the Elephants Summary
Ten-year-old Akimbo lives on a game preserve in
Africa. His father is the head ranger, and Akimbo is eager to help him whenever
he caneven if it means getting into some pretty dangerous situations.
Akimbo and the Elephants Reviews
'The tale's brevity, Smith's concise writing and Pham's evocative full-page half-tone illustrations make this an attractive choice for reluctant readers.' - PW.
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Alexander McCall Smith, illustrated by LeUyen Pham Author Biography
Alexander McCall Smith began the now highly successful 'No 1 Ladies Detective
Agency' series in 1996, after being inspired by the sight of a 'traditionally
built' Botswanan lady chasing down a chicken for a meal. The first book in
the series - 'The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency' was published in the UK
in 1998 but didn't arrive in the USA until 2001.
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