Alexander McCall Smith has announced a new children’s series to be published this October by BC Books, an imprint of his Edinburgh publisher, Birlinn Ltd.
The first book in the new series is The School Ship Tobermory, set in Tobermory Harbour on the island of Mull. Two new pupils arrive by submarine to enrol on HMS Tobermory, a boarding school with a difference. Soon they are drawn into a series of adventures involving mermaids, a high-diving Matron, film crews and wild-life smugglers. Fun, intrigue and more than a hint of danger await.
This is a wonderful adventure, written for 8-12 year olds and it is the first book in a series which will take our young adventurers around the globe.