Anisha, Accidental Detective: Holiday Adventure

Author, Serena Patel. Illustrator, Emma McCann


This is the fifth book in the popular series featuring accidental detective Anisha Mistry and her eccentric extended family. This one follows Anisha as she sets out to discover who destroyed a holiday camp’s beloved mascot.

The judges described it as “well plotted” and “a lot of fun to read”, and they loved how the intriguing clues, cast of characters and amusing illustrations add to the storytelling.

One judge commented, “As a reader, you feel as though you could be part of the gang”. The judges agreed that the author had created an immersive world that hooks readers in immediately, right from the “near perfect” first line.

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