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Publication Date
14 July 2014
Paperback (also available as an eBook)
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Birlinn Limited
Age Range
7 - 9

Precious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill

A New Case for Precious Ramotswe
by Alexander McCall Smith - Find out more about the author



eBook also available from the iBookstore

Shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards

Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here, in this delightful, new, enchanting tale for children, we see how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and most popular authors. For many years he was a professor of Medical Law, then, after the publication of his highly successful No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies, he devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series of books translated into over forty-six languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include the 44 Scotland Street novels, first published as a serial novel in The Scotsman, the Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series and the Corduroy Mansions novels.