Written by Alexander McCall-Smith and illustrated by Nicola Kinnear (Bloomsbury)

This is Noah Wild. He seems like a normal boy and he is until he finds out that his uncle owns a zoo. He is really excited but when he finds out that his uncle can’t look after the zoo, everything changes. He has
to put a tiger, an alpaca, a kangaroo and a monkey back where they came from and help them to find their families and their homes.

Will they or will they not succeed in this adventure with a cheeky monkey and the other animals onboard a boat? Very big trouble comes their way when five sneaky pirates climb aboard and take everything. Who will save them?

This book is an exciting adventure and would be enjoyed by readers 8+.