Akimbo and the Snakes by Alexander McCall Smith audiobook

Akimbo and the Snakes

By Alexander McCall Smith
Read by Alexander McCall Smith

Recorded Books, Inc.
0.90 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781428198654

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New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith pens a tale that's sure to please children and their parents. Ten-year-old Akimbo gets to spend several days with his uncle Peter at his east African snake park! His uncle first takes him on a tour of the snake-filled sanctuary. Soon Akimbo learns important facts about snakes and helps his uncle with various tasks from milking cobra venom to feeding constrictors. But when local livestock begin dropping dead, he and his uncle must capture the offending green mamba-a rare and deadly snake.

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Summary

New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith pens a tale that's sure to please children and their parents. Ten-year-old Akimbo gets to spend several days with his uncle Peter at his east African snake park! His uncle first takes him on a tour of the snake-filled sanctuary. Soon Akimbo learns important facts about snakes and helps his uncle with various tasks from milking cobra venom to feeding constrictors. But when local livestock begin dropping dead, he and his uncle must capture the offending green mamba-a rare and deadly snake.

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Author Bio: Alexander McCall Smith

Author Bio: Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels, including the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, and more. He has also written stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction works. In 2004 he was named the British Book Awards Author of the Year and Booksellers Association Author of the Year. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with 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.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.90
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English