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    The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case (A Number 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book for Young Readers) (CD-Audio) By (author) Professor of Medical Law Alexander McCall Smith, Read by Adjoa Andoh

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    DescriptionTHE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor--not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea. Have you ever said to yourself, "Wouldn't it be nice to be a detective?" This is the story of an African girl who says just that. Her name is Precious. When a piece of cake goes missing from her classroom, a traditionally built young boy is tagged as the culprit. Precious, however, is not convinced. She sets out to find the real thief. Along the way she learns that your first guess isn't always right. She also learns how to be a detective. "From the Trade Paperback edition."


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    Title
    The Great Cake Mystery
    Subtitle
    Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor of Medical Law Alexander McCall Smith, Read by Adjoa Andoh
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 147 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 68 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780449011409
    ISBN 10: 0449011402
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: ADV
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01820000
    BIC subject category V2: YFCF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP058
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/GIRLIN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 52500
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SAFRIC
    B&T General Subject: 215
    BISAC V2.8: JUV028000, JUV030010
    Ingram Subject Code: JC
    Libri: I-JC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 78
    BISAC V2.8: JUV014000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PZ7.M47833755 GR 2012B
    Thema V1.0: YFB, YFCF
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Listening Library
    Imprint name
    Listening Library
    Publication date
    10 April 2012
    Author Information
    Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the beloved bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series, and the Corduroy Mansions series. He is also the author of numerous children's books. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh and has served on many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana.
    Review quote
    "A detective is born! What a delightful, breezy read!" --Mary Pope Osborne, bestselling author of "The Magic Tree House" series "Told with an innocence that will captivate young readers, "The Great Cake Mystery" is a kind-hearted, feel-good story for all. Loved it!" --Graham Salisbury, author of "Under the Blood-Red Sun" and the Calvin Coconut series "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, award-winning author of "Wild Girl" and other books "Good for kids who like mysteries and stories about other cultures and friendship all packed into one." --"TIME for Kids" magazine "Stunning artwork. . . . A compelling plot and interesting secondary characters, especially classmates who are quick to make unfounded accusations and their teacher, who provides wisdom just when it is needed, will leave readers wanting more. One case where an adaptation from an adult book is as much fun to read as the original." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review "This mini mystery and its jaw-dropping illustrations will please proto-detectives, both large and small. . . . What [McCall Smith]'s done with "The Great Cake Mystery" is unique. . . . His fans will pluck it up like so many of his other books. . . . A really fun read." --"School Library Journal" "Bold and striking, McIntosh's chunky, two-color woodcutlike pictures present evocative images of the African setting. This is a story, and a heroine, with impressive dimension." - "Publishers Weekly", starred review "From the Trade Paperback edition."