The Great Cake Mystery (Precious Ramotswe, Bk 3)
The Great Cake Mystery - Precious Ramotswe, Bk 3 Author:Alexander McCall Smith, Iain McIntosh (Illustrator), James Robertson (Translator) Have you ever said to yourself, Wouldn’t it be nice to be a detective? — This is the story of an African girl who says just that. Her name is Precious. — When a piece of cake goes missing from her classroom, a traditionally built young boy is tagged as the culprit. Precious, however, is not convinced. She sets out to find the real thi... more »ef. Along the way she learns that your first guess isn’t always right. She also learns how to be a detective. « less
I'd say it was for 9 to 12 year olds (I'm giving it to a well-read 2nd grader), there is no translator, McCall Smith writes in English. The pictures are neat, but this adult finds the story boring. Maybe the younger crowd will be on the edge of their seats. Oh, yes, this is her first mystery, I don't know why they say #3.