International treasure Aleander McCall Smith joins up-and-coming illustrator Zoe Persico in this utterly adorable story of family, acceptance and difference. Jane has always been just a little bit different - she has springs in her knees! She bounce, bounce, bounces all over town and they call her Springy Jane. She wins all the high jump competitions and can reach the top book shelf, and if anyone stares too hard she just bounces right over them! But a terrible flood and a trapped old lady mean Springy Jane is called on for help - will her springs save the day?
Alexander McCall Smith has written more than 100 books but is best known for his internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series which has now been translated into 40 languages and sold over 20 million copies
worldwide. He lives in Edinburgh.