An irresistible bind-up edition of two infectiously entertaining adventure mysteries, Spaghetti Tangle and Teacher Trouble, from the bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, and with amazing illustrations by Kate Hindley throughout.
John and Nicky would give anything in the world for a bowl of chips or a piece of chocolate cake, but they live with their strange aunty and she won't let them eat anything that's not raw! One day they sneek out and slurp down a plate piled high with spaghetti. Now they want more ... Lucky for them, there's a competition to visit the spaghetti factory and eat as much as you like. What will aunty say?
It's Jenny's first day at a new school and she looks very grown-up - her mum has made sure of it. But when she arrives at the school, she looks so smart that the rest of her class think she is their new teacher! Soon Jenny finds herself in all sorts of tricky situations. How long will it be before Jenny is found out? And what will happen then?
Alexander McCall Smith CBE is the author of over sixty books, including the international bestselling series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. He has won three Author of the Year awards (British Book Awards, Booksellers' Association and Waterstones). Alexander lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Kate lives and works in Birmingham (near the chocolate factory). She studied illustration at Falmouth College of Art and went on to work for two years as a children's print designer whilst working freelance on children's books and greetings cards. Kate's first picture book The Great Snortle Hunt, written by Claire Freedman, was longlisted for the 2013 Kate Greenaway Medal.