Max Champion and the Great Race Car Robbery
Start your engines and get in gear for an action-packed story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun and energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley. When Max finds an old car that has his last name - Champion - on th... read full description below.
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Start your engines and get in gear for an action-packed story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun and energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley. When Max finds an old car that has his last name - Champion - on the bonnet, he learns that his grandfather used to make some of the best cars around ... and race them! That is, until his ideas book and his favourite car, Arabella, were stolen by greedy rival Mr Grabber. Can Max find a way to get back what Grandfather Gus lost? And will Arabella ever be seen again?
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||A charming and witty story about achieving what you wish for -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian on FREDDIE MOLE, LION TAMER * 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 on FREDDIE MOLE, LION TAMER * A fun read with positive messages about working hard, helping others and never giving up hope * Children's Book Council of Australia on FREDDIE MOLE, LION TAMER * Full of hope and bravery * Reading Zone on Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer *
||Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
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 Greenaway Medal.