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Precious and the Puggies Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case

Written by Alexander Mccall Smith

Illustrated by Iain McIntosh

Precious and the Puggies Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case Synopsis

'World First' a brand new story from Alexander McCall Smith that is now available in paperback! A world first from Itchy Coo, this is a brand new book for younger readers, telling the story of the girlhood adventures of Precious Ramotswe, founder of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Written by one of the world's favourite authors, Alexander McCall Smith, and translated into Scots by award winning author, James Robertson, this story will not be available in any other language until 2011. The Scots is simple and accessible, and a glossary will be provided for those not familiar with Scots words.

Precious and the Puggies Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case Press Reviews

'The Scots words... give it a vigorous kick that really lifts it off the page and the beautiful illustrations by Iain McIntosh are a delight.' (The Stirling Observer)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781845023324
Publication date: 24th February 2011
Author: Alexander Mccall Smith
Illustrator: Iain McIntosh
Publisher: Itchy Coo an imprint of Black and White Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Alexander Mccall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith was born in Zimbabwe and educated there and in Scotland. He has written over 60 books for children and adults, including the hugely successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He has an interest in languages and in the protection and development of those under threat, and it is for this reason that he has generously allowed the story of Precious Ramotswe's earliest cases to be translated into Scots, the language of Lowland Scotland, and for it to be published in this form before it appears in any other language. As the leading producer of books in Scots written ...

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