Max and Maddy Twist have a flair for solving crimes. You might even say it's in their blood. That's because their parents once ran a thriving detective agencyuntil the notorious Professor Claude Sardine shut them down. But now Max and Maddy are ready to pick up where their parents left off.
When an eccentric balloonist enlists their help in finding out who is sabotaging a hot air balloon race, Max and Maddy not only take the casethey take to the air! But will they be able to find the culprit before their balloon becomes the next target?
Bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith introduces readers to a delightfully funny new set of heroesand the tricky villain who's always keeping them on their toes.
About the Author
Alexander McCall Smith has written more than 50 books, including the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries and The Sunday Philosophy Club. A professor of medical law at Edinburgh University, he was born in what is now Zimbabwe. www.alexandermccallsmith.com
Macky Pamintuan has illustrated several chapter books. An animator, graphic illustrator, and fine artist, he lives in Dinuba, California.
Date of Birth:August 24, 1948
Place of Birth:Zimbabwe