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Nimmi’s Dreadtastic Detective Days

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AuthorShabnam Minwalla
Published LanguageEnglish
Publication Year2019
PublisherTalking Cub
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Nimmi Daruwala is back with a dreadful+fantastic=dreadtastic adventure!

Nimmi Daruwala is back to school after a week of absence, thanks to some awful green-coloured jelly she ate, and it’s time for a dreadful+fantastic=dreadtastic adventure! While Nimmi was away, Principal Bakshi had two new ideas: beanbags for each class, and Cookaroo, a cooking competition in the school. But the beanbags in Nimmi’s class have burst and no one knows who did it; and Nimmi can only just about boil an egg. To top it all, Ms Atmaja is as ghastly as ever; and Sophia is now part of mean girl Alisha Dubash’s Evil Threevils. But Nimmi finds unlikely friends by her side in the class nerds Diya and Kavya;and a cooking partner in the mysterious new student from America, Kabir.

Will Nimmi and Kabir be able to present a decent dish at Cookaroo? And more importantly, will Nimmi be able to fulfil her ambition of becoming a detective and crack the case of the burst beanbag? Full of twists and turns Nimmi’s Dreadtastic Detective Days is so funny that it will have you guffawing+chortling=gaffortling.

About the author
Shabnam Minwalla has worked as a journalist with the Times of India, and writes food columns, book reviews and features for various national publications. Her first book, The Six Spellmakers of Dorabji Street, was critically acclaimed and won the Rivokids Parents’ and Kids’ Choice Award. It is being used as a reader by many schools and has also been converted into a play. Her other books include Nimmi’s Spectabulous Schooldays, The Strange Haunting of Model High School, The Shy Supergirl, Lucky Girl and What Maya Saw, which has been nominated for a number of awards. Shabnam got her MA in Journalism at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She was also a Chevening Scholar at Wolfson College in Cambridge.

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