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Praise

“Precious’ keen sense of right and wrong will inspire readers; her powers of observation may inspire budding detectives. . . . The straightforward plot, easy vocabulary and compelling setting make this a perfect step up from early chapter books. That McCall Smith brings a great sense of fun to his prose heightens the appeal.”
     –Kirkus Reviews


Praise for The Mystery of Meerkat Hill
 
“Written with the ease of a consummate storyteller, while Iain McIntosh’s woodcuts  . . . handsomely depict the terrain, people and animal life of Botswana.”
     —BookPage
 
“A marvelous chapter book ideal for young readers, and, really, all fans of McCall Smith.”      —Booklist (starred review)

Praise for The Great Cake Mystery
 
“Kids will love this kind and clever new detective. They’ll love the mystery, and they might even love the thieves. I look forward to more!”
     —Patricia Reilly Giff, Newbery Honor–winning author of Lily’s Crossing

“A detective is born! What a delightful, breezy read!”
     —Mary Pope Osborne, bestselling author of The Magic Tree House series
 
“A sweet detective story, this book will introduce readers to a part of the world they might know little about.”­
     —The Washington Post
 
“Good for kids who like mysteries and stories about other cultures and friendship all packed into one.”
     —TIME for Kids magazine

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