Akimbo and the Snakes

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Oct 2, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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Akimbo can't believe his luck when his father allows him to visit his uncle Peter's snake park. And when a local village calls to report a sighting of a green mamba snake the rarest and most deadly one of all Akimbo hopes to help his uncle catch it for the park. But little does he expect to find himself trapped face to face with the deadliest of reptiles.

Bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith brings the majesty and dangers of Africa to life in this vividly imagined adventure for young readers.

 

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User Review  - kerriwilliams - LibraryThing

Quick paced book very enjoyable and educational discussed snakes in detail and even gave some facts in the back about snakes. The main character Akimbo has a great work ethic and a wonderful heart. I ... Read full review

Contents

An Exciting Invitation
1
Most Dangerous
17
Capture
39
You Know?
61
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Alexander McCall Smith has written more than 50 books, including the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries and The Sunday Philosophy Club. A professor of medical law at Edinburgh University, he was born in what is now Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana.

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.

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