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[Following is a volunteer review of "Serendipity Mystery: Diary of a Snoopy Cat" by R.F. Kristi.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Serendipity Mystery is the seventh book in the Diary of a Snoopy Cat series. The Inca and Company (Detective Agency) consist of kitties, doggy, and a hamster.

The head of the Detective Agency is Inca, the Queen of kitties. The other members are Fromage (Inca's bother), Cara (sister to Inca), Charlotte (hamster), and Terrance (doggy). Polo and Monk are back in London (not part of this adventure).

Over the holiday, Mom (owns the kitties and hamster) decides to spend time at Galle, a seaside village in Sri Lanka. Solo (owner of Terrance), having a reputation for solving both domestic and international crimes, is involved in an investigation of a stolen sword from the Colombo Museum. Inca and Company are thrilled since Terrance (part of the Agency) and Solo will be joining them, in Sri Lanka (Solo and Mom are both humanoids). The Detective agency learns that other antiques (gold coins) have gone missing too. How will they recover the stolen pieces? Are they equal to the task?

Having read the eighth book in the series, I was equally delighted to review this one. It is a stand-alone read that does not require prior knowledge of the previous books in the series.

The author wrote the book from a first-person perspective. The character development was tiptop. To be precise, Terrance was my preferred persona. He is remarkably brave and hardy. He is also kind since he offers to help Inca in tracing Fromage when he went missing in the middle of the night.

The book emphasizes on friendship. The Agency befriend Rani (a turtle), Meena (baby elephant), and baby leopards. It is rocky to elucidate the vitality of these friendships, without providing spoilers. My favorite aspect of the story was unity and teamwork. The characters rely on the assistance and support of each other for a breakthrough. It is what I liked most about the book.

There was absolutely nothing I disapproved about this book. I appreciated the dialogues and graphical representations. The vivid description of the scenes was centric. R.F. Kristi adequately provided information about everything she stumbled on. As a result, I could create the images in my mind. Tim Aucoin edited the book professionally since I hardly noted any grammatical errors. There is no instance of a sex scene or profanity in the book. Since there was nothing I did not like, I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.

I recommend Serendipity Mystery to children (between 7 to 12 years). They will expand their vocabulary and knowledge by reading it. Adults who love children’s books will also find it enthralling.

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This book is so lovely, I wish there were books like this when I was a kid. They are very educational and gripping. When I read this one I loved it. Thanks for the beautiful review!

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I enjoyed this book, too, although it was a bit long for a children's book. Thanks for the honest review. Great work!
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An unusual assortment of detectives hahaha.... I'm sure they have the skills to sniff out any evidence. I'm pretty sure the children will love this one. Good job!
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Inca always coming through for her people. I love this series. Beautiful review.

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This is an interesting read for kids. Inca and her detective agents decided to visit Sri Lanka on holidays along with mom.

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The book sounds like a nice children read. Although I am not a fan of children books but from your review I can tell this is a nice one. Thanks for this great review!
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A lovely book which is suitable for both adults and children. The focus on animal characters makes it quite charming. Thanks for your insightful review.
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I love the theme of the book. Animals that's take on humane characteristics is quite interesting. You also do have such a beautiful writing language! I enjoyed reading the review and will definitely enjoy the book. Great review!

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I love how this series teaches children about different cultures :) Thanks for a great review!

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I've read so much about this series. Serendipity Mystery: Diary of a Snoopy Cat sounds like yet another lovely book for children who enjoy stories with a little excitement and mystery. Thank you for your review!

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Nice, insightful review. Thanks :)
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A very interesting book I enjoyed every page. My nephews favorite

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J_odoyo wrote:
02 Aug 2020, 00:26
The book sounds like a nice children read. Although I am not a fan of children books but from your review I can tell this is a nice one. Thanks for this great review!
TADSAILS wrote:
03 Aug 2020, 13:52
A very interesting book I enjoyed every page. My nephews favorite
TADSAILS wrote:
03 Aug 2020, 13:52
A very interesting book I enjoyed every page. My nephews favorite
TADSAILS wrote:
03 Aug 2020, 13:52
A very interesting book I enjoyed every page. My nephews favorite
riyosha wrote:
03 Aug 2020, 08:27
Nice, insightful review. Thanks :)
Dominik_G wrote:
03 Aug 2020, 04:05
I've read so much about this series. Serendipity Mystery: Diary of a Snoopy Cat sounds like yet another lovely book for children who enjoy stories with a little excitement and mystery. Thank you for your review!
gabrielletiemi wrote:
31 Jul 2020, 05:50
This book is so lovely, I wish there were books like this when I was a kid. They are very educational and gripping. When I read this one I loved it. Thanks for the beautiful review!

Thank you for the comment :tiphat:

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Alice Ngugi wrote:
02 Aug 2020, 05:53
I love the theme of the book. Animals that's take on humane characteristics is quite interesting. You also do have such a beautiful writing language! I enjoyed reading the review and will definitely enjoy the book. Great review!
Thank you Alice :)

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