Imagine going to school on a boat! The rip-roaring excitement continues in the second volume of this adventure-mystery series set on the high seas, from the author of the beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency! Ben and Fee MacTavish and their schoolmates on board the School Ship Tobermory are headed thousands of miles from their base in Mull to a small island in the Caribbean. They will learn extraordinary details about Captain Macbeth’s past and come face to face with modern-day pirates. The students and crew aboard the Tobermory will have to band together and use their wits to escape harm and overcome the evil pirates.
About the Author
ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is the author of the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. He has also written over thirty books for younger readers, including a series featuring the young Precious Ramotswe, one of the world’s most famous fictional private detectives. Visit him online at alexandermccallsmith.com and on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter at @McCallSmith.
IAIN McINTOSH’S illustrations have won awards in the worlds of advertising, design, and publishing. He has illustrated many of Alexander McCall Smith’s books.
" . . . instilled with wholesome values, intelligence, and action. A comfortable, wise tale that is more than anything a story of friendship." --Kirkus Reviews