Harriet Bean

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

The Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith launches a humorous mystery series that's sure to please children and their parents. Nine-year-old Harriet Bean can't believe her ears. She has aunts - five of them! Why has her absent-minded father never mentioned them before? Armed with a faceless family portrait and musty old clues, Harriet begins the quest for her long-lost aunts. But are her detective skills sufficient to track down muscular Veronica.
©1990 Alexander McCall Smith; (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • The Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Nine-year-old Harriet Bean can't believe her ears. She has aunts - five of them! Why has her absent-minded father never mentioned them before? Armed with a faceless family portrait and musty old clues, Harriet begins the quest for her long-lost aunts. But are her detective skills sufficient to track down muscular Veronica.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Surprised

    • By J on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $14.67

  • Book 2

    • Harriet Bean and the League of Cheats

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Something strange is happening to Mr. Fetlock's well-trained racehorses! Suddenly his swiftest steeds are running slowly. Sometimes they just sit down. Nine-year-old Harriet Bean is just the right size to pose as a jockey and unravel this bizarre mystery. But as Harriet sits next to Black Lightning, she has second thoughts about riding such a terrifying beast and exposing the diabolical League of Cheats.

    Regular price: $8.95

  • Book 3

    • The Cowgirl Aunt of Harriet Bean

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Harriet Bean is thrilled! Her two detective aunts Thessalonika and Japonica are taking her across the vast Atlantic Ocean to the wilds of America. When they arrive at their destination, Harriet is happy to discover she has a sixth aunt - Aunt Formica the cowgirl.

    Regular price: $11.02