Precious and the Monkeys

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Precious and the Monkeys


Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here, in this delightful, enchanting tale for children, we find out just who has been stealing her schoolfriends’ snacks and how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!


‘Great for children, and one for grown up fans to sneak a read of too!’  –Bookbag

‘Alexander McCall Smith is one of my favourite authors and I have read quite a few books written by him. Out of all his books this is my favourite . . . I give this book 100/100’ – Alexander Bisland, age 9, Lovereading4kids

‘The book is very well illustrated. The pictures look like they have come to life. After I had read a few pages I just couldn’t stop reading it’ – Charlie Swan, age 8, Lovereading4kids

‘Great book, I love detective stories and I love animal stories and so this was a great book for me’ – Emily Lonsdale, age 8, Lovereading4kids

‘Alexander McCall Smith has an amazing talent for storytelling’ – Amelie Chatham, age 11, Lovereading4kids

‘A brilliant story about a young girl in Botswana called Precious Ramotswe and how she found out who was stealing things from her friends’ – Robyn Loveless, age 9, Lovereading4kids

‘I didn’t put this book down once the whole time I was reading it. I would definitely recommend it. Five out of five stars’ – Eloise Mae Clarkson, age 12, Lovereading4kids