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Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer

Written by Alexander Mccall Smith

Illustrated by Kate Hindley

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer Synopsis

Roll up, roll up for a sensational circus story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun, energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley throughout. Join Freddie Mole as he tumbles through the air, flies around the big tent and tames four growling lions! Freddie is an ordinary boy who joins the circus one day. He can't believe his luck as he is asked to understudy some of the acts. But is he brave enough to go into the lions' cage? A joyful, exciting tale of bravery and showbusiness glamour by a much loved author.

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer Press Reviews

A charming and witty story about achieving what you wish for -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian * Fizzingly illustrated by Kate Hindley, Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer is a tale of bravery rewarded, positively a-thrum with human decency in the face of adversity -- Kitty Empire * Observer * Beautifully written * Children's Books Ireland * A fun read with positive messages about working hard, helping others and never giving up hope * Children's Book Council of Australia * Full of hope and bravery * Reading Zone *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408865835
Publication date: 1st April 2016
Author: Alexander Mccall Smith
Illustrator: Kate Hindley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Alexander Mccall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith CBE is the author of over sixty books, including the internationally bestselling series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. He has won three Author of the Year awards (British Book Awards, Booksellers' Association and Waterstones). Alexander lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Kate Hindley lives and works in Birmingham (near the chocolate factory). She studied illustration at Falmouth College of Art and went on to work for two years as a children's print designer whilst working freelance on children's books and greetings cards. Kate's first picture book, The Great Snortle Hunt, written by Claire Freedman, was longlisted for the 2013 Kate ...

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