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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alexander McCall Smith Narrator: Crawford Logan Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2016 ISBN: 9780735286948
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Alexander McCall Smith, beloved bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, delivers a delightful adventure on the high seas, filled with lots of mystery and excitement, perfect for middle grade readers! Children will be smitten with the charismatic characters, eye-catching illustrations, unusual circumstances, and exotic locales in this wonderful story about a school set aboard a ship.

Come aboard as the kids set sail for their first adventure!

Ben and Fee MacTavish are twins who’ve been homeschooled on a submarine. Now they’re heading to the school ship Tobermory. This is no ordinary school—it’s a sailing ship where kids from around the world train to be sailors and learn about all things nautical.

Ben and Fee make friends as they adjust to life aboard the Tobermory. When a film crew arrives on another ship, the Albatross, Ben is one of the lucky kids to be chosen as a movie extra. But after a day’s filming, his suspicions are aroused. Are the director and crew really making a film? Or is there a secret they might be protecting on the lower decks of the Albatross? Ben, Fee, and their friends set out to investigate, but are they prepared for what they might find?

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Quotes & Awards

  • A schooner that serves as a boarding school is an inviting setting for this breezy series opener. Publishers Weekly
  • A schooner that serves as a boarding school is an inviting setting for this breezy series opener. Publishers Weekly
  • "Quirky fun. The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
  • "An accessible, unpretentious story full of timeless values and goodness. Kirkus Reviews
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About the Author
Author Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He has also written numerous stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction works. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served with many national and international organizations concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of Botswana.

About the Narrator

Crawford Logan is a British actor best known for his work in radio. In 2006 he became the latest actor to play the eponymous hero Paul Temple in a revival of the long-running mystery series on BBC radio. In 2009 he narrated the BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, Newton and the Counterfeiter by Thomas Levenson.