The World Tour Mystery
Manjula Padmanabhan
age group: 
7+ yrs
Number of pages: 
travel monuments holidays
picture book, fiction


Manjula Padmanabhan’s latest offering is a pictorial travelogue showcasing an eclectic selection of twelve monuments from around the world, ranging from the breath-takingly beautiful Taj Mahal, to the awe inspiring mud structures of Great Mosque of Djenne, from the intriguing statues of the Easter Islands to the mystical monolith stone blocks of Stonehenge and more.

Minimal words, tongue-in-cheek humour, a bit of detective work to engage the child, plus dramatic double-page spreads filled with vibrant colours and quirky details, the book invites the reader to dive right into the scene and soak in all the sights and colours of the various lands.
What a great combination!

A must have for every school library!

Reviewed by Shamim Padamsee