The story of how a young boy saves his favourite hamburger shop from going out of business by inventing the best burger ever.A funny story about food - perfect for readers 5 - 8!An ideal addition to the A Puffin Book series of modern classics for children.Popular, award-winning author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective AgencyWith added extra material at the end of the story.ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH grew up in Zimbabwe and now lives and works in Scotland. He is the author of many books for children and adults with settings all over the world, and is best known for his series The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Alexander has received numerous awards for his writing. In 2004 he became the winner of two Author of the Year awards, and in 2007 he received a CBE for services to literature. He was also honoured by the President of Botswana for his services through literature to the country in 2011. Every year Alexander visits Botswana, as well as travelling to other countries, visiting bookshops and literary festivals and meeting with readers across the globe.
A funny and poignant children's story from one of the world's most prolific and popular authors Alexander McCall Smith.
It's all about hamburgers!
Joe has just created the yummiest, juiciest, most delicious hamburger ever - and his friend Mr Borthwick wants to sell it in his hamburger shop to try and win back customers from the new fast-food place across the road. But there's a problem - Joe has completely forgotten the recipe...
A pinch of this, a touch of that and a spoonful of something else...the race is on for Joe to remember!