Little Kids-Early Chapter Books
Bloomsbury Children's Book
Gordon is frustrated that Ted, the school bully, gets away with pushing people around - including Gordon! So when he spots an advertisement for Mr World's muscle machine, he's immediately curious and decides to send off for one. 'Don't be impatient' says the instruction booklet that comes with the machine. 'Muscles don't grow in one day. Take it bit by bit and you'll be surprised at what happens!' And indeed he is.In fact, Gordon's surprise, as well as his muscles, just keeps on growing!
Alexander McCall Smith is professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the author of over fifty books. These range from adult fiction to specialist titles, such as Forensic Aspects of Sleep, to a wide selection of children's books. In 1999 The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency was published. This book quickly became a bestseller and was voted one of the 'International Books of the Year and the Millennium' by the Times Literary Supplement. In America the success of the series was instant with sales exceeding two million in the USA alone. Winner of three Author of the Year awards in 2004 (British Book Awards, Booksellers' Association and Waterstone's), Bloomsbury Publishing are very proud and excited to be re-publishing Alexander's key children's books.
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