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Akimbo and the Crocodile Man by Alexander McCall Smith, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2006
    80 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Akimbo has handled lions and elephants in his home in the plains of southern Africa, but his newest adventure pits him against even deadlier beasts -- crocodiles! When a visiting crocodile expert invites Akimbo along on a field study, Akimbo doesn’t realize the danger awaiting them. After a crocodile attacks the guide, will Akimbo be able to cross a crocodile-infested river and jump-start a truck in order to get help?

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"A straightforward plot. Predictable but pleasant." - Kirkus.

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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.

Series Order
1. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
2. Tears of The Giraffe
3. Morality For Beautiful Girls
4. The Kalahari Typing School For Men
5. The Full Cupboard of Life
6. In The Company of Cheerful Ladies
7. Blue Shoes and Happiness
8. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
9. The Miracle at Speedy Motors
10. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built
11. The Double Comfort Safari Club
12. The Saturday...

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