Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
Timo and his mother do not have much money - in fact, they have almost none. But that does not matter too much, because Timo has his mother and she has him. They have their little house. They have friends and neighbours. They have the world about them. All of that can be enough for happiness. There is one more thing, though, that Timo would like to have ... a dog
Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and most popular authors. He is perhaps best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books which have sold over 20 million copies worldwide. He is the author of over 30 books for children and has won numerous awards for his writing, including the British Book Awards Author of the Year Award in 2004 and a CB E for services to literature in 2007. He lives in Edinburgh.