Alexander McCall Smith is the author of more than 100 books, including more than 30 best-selling books for children and the globalbest-seller, the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He is one of the world's most prolific and popular authors, and his books have been translated into 46 languages.Iain McIntosh's illustrations have won numerous awards in the worlds of advertising, design and books. He has illustrated many ofAlexander McCall Smith's works.
'There must be something about taking to the high seas, and writing for children, that has brought Alexander McCall Smith back to his best. The book bounces along charmingly' - Press and Journal, Book of the Week