Anisha Accidental Dectective
This is a great next book if your reader likes:
A plot that keeps you guessing with its twists and turns, but they don't yet have the stamina for a longer, more complex read.
Mystery stories, but they aren't ready for some of the more grown-up themes often found in detective stories.
The complexities of family life and friendship, with wonderfully quirky characters.
A good giggle!
Interesting details about Indian culture and family life.
Themes: Change and friendship.
Knowledge Of the World: Indian weddings and extended family life.
Key Vocabulary: Before reading Kidnapped, detective, evidence, dramatic, ransom, and meltdown.
Blurb: Anisha is all set to be a (reluctant) bridesmaid at Aunty Bindi's wedding...until a secret ransom note arrives. Bindi's groom has been kidnapped and will only be released IF THE WEDDING IS CALLED OFF! With best friend Milo, mischievous Granny Jas, a runaway lobster, a kitten-loving giant, and some super skills of logic and observation, it's up to Anisha Mistry to find her uncle, before the big family wedding of the year becomes a big disaster.