By bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The first in a rolling programme re-establishing McCall Smith as a pre-eminent children's author. These food-based titles are sure to have child appeal. The bold cover design with strong author look to be maintained throughout the series. McCall Smith will be available for promotional events around publication.
Alexander McCall Smith is professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the author of over fifty books. These range from adult fiction to specialist titles, such as Forensic Aspects of Sleep, to a wide selection of children's books. In 1999 The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency was published. This book quickly became a bestseller and was voted one of the 'International Books of the Year and the Millennium' by the Times Literary Supplement. Winner of three Author of the Year awards in 2004 (British Book Awards, Booksellers' Association and Waterstone's), and Bloomsbury Publishing are very proud and excited to be re-publishing Alexander's key children's books.