Mira The Detective


A priceless antique watch—her mother’s most treasured possession—is stolen! Her favourite neighbour Mrs Anita Varma goes missing under suspicious circumstances. Several packets of her favourite powder-drink Mayamix are found destroyed! There is something fishy going on!

Mira has the nose of a sleuth and is determined to solve all three puzzles.

Accompany her on an intriguing journey through a maze of mysteries as she tries to get to the bottom of all this fishy business.

Awards won: This book won the Best of Indian Children’s Writing (BICW) Award in 2019 for the theme Curiosity for the age 9-11 yrs.

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Mira’s mother runs an antique store. Her most treasured possession is the priceless, not-for-sale golden watch that her grandfather had gifted her. One morning, the watch is stolen!

Soon after, Mira’s favourite neighbour, Mrs Anita Varma—who makes the yummiest coconut payasam—goes missing under suspicious circumstances!

To make matters worse, Mira’s favourite powder-drink Mayamix, the only reason she drinks her glass of milk every morning, disappears from the market because its supplies are destroyed!

Mira is faced with one mystery after another. Are they all linked?

Mira the Detective, authored by Pavithra Sankaran, is a collection of stories that introduce children to the thrilling world of solving mysteries. Join Mira on her journey through the mazes of mystery, as she follows her instincts bravely while making sure that she stops to observe every detail on the way.

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Dimensions 19.8 × 12.8 × 0.8 cm


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