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Akimbo and the Snakes

Dive into the heart-pounding world of 'Akimbo and the Snakes,' an exhilarating audiobook adventure crafted by bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith. Young Akimbo's excitement knows no bounds when his father grants him permission to visit his uncle Peter's snake park. Thrilled by the prospect of encountering these fascinating creatures up close, Akimbo eagerly joins his uncle in the pursuit of a legendary green mamba snake, renowned as the rarest and deadliest of them all.

As Akimbo embarks on this thrilling escapade, little does he know that he's about to face his greatest challenge yet. When a local village reports a sighting of the elusive green mamba, Akimbo seizes the opportunity to assist his uncle in capturing the prized serpent for the park. However, his enthusiasm quickly gives way to trepidation as he finds himself unexpectedly confronted by the formidable reptile in a heart-stopping encounter.

Trapped face to face with the deadliest of reptiles, Akimbo must summon every ounce of courage and resourcefulness to navigate the perilous situation. Alexander McCall Smith masterfully weaves a tale that transports listeners to the majestic yet dangerous landscapes of Africa, where the bonds of family, bravery, and the wonders of the natural world are put to the ultimate test.

'Akimbo and the Snakes' is a mesmerizing journey that vividly captures the majesty and dangers of Africa's wilderness. Through McCall Smith's expert storytelling, listeners of all ages will be enthralled by this gripping adventure that celebrates the spirit of courage and resilience in the face of nature's most formidable challenges. Join Akimbo on this unforgettable expedition into the heart of the wild, where every twist and turn promises pulse-pounding excitement and heartwarming moments of discovery.

Alexander McCall Smith

Author

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith is a British legal scholar and author of fiction. He was raised in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and was formerly Professor of Medical Law at the Univers...
Alexander McCall Smith

Narrator

Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith is a British legal scholar and author of fiction. He was raised in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and was formerly Professor of Medical Law at the Univers...
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Publisher

W.F.Howes

W.F. Howes is the UK’s largest independent publisher of audiobooks, releasing around 100 titles per month. Established in 1999, W.F. Howes has continually pioneered new audio formats, as well as ex...
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Publisher
Duration
0 hours 52 minutes
Language
English
Word Count
9047 words (173 words/minute )
Genres
Action and Adventure, Nature
Content Themes
Adventure-Danger
Animals-Snakes
Continents-Africa
Voxblock ISBN
9781915982476
Print ISBN
978-0-7475-8623-4
BISAC Codes
JUV029010 Juvenile Fiction / Science & Nature / Environment,
JUV002220 Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians,
JUV030010 Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa
Thema Codes
YFP, YNNM, YFB, YNM
Reading Level
8-10 Years
Interest Level
Middle Years (9-13)
Key Stage
"Key Stage 1"
ELT
B1
AR Points
1.0.
ATOS Book Level
5.5
Fiction/Nonfiction
Fiction

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