The Curse of the Ancient Temple - India

Thrilling adventure story for kids 6-12 years (Keiko and Kenzo Travel Adventure Series Book 4)

Children - Adventure
Kindle Edition
Reviewed on 11/28/2018
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Reviewed by Kristy Vee for Readers' Favorite

The Curse of The Ancient Temple - India by Sumita Mukherjee is a delightful mystery/adventure about siblings Kenzo and Keiko, their pet squirrel, their cousin Meera, and one super-cool Subscooter. When their father, Mr. Kimura, has an underwater project meeting in Kerala, the kids travel with him to explore India. During Deepavali, Keiko remembers their Uncle Murthy telling them a story about a treasure that had been found in one of the ancient temples nearby. While eating, they hear on the news that robbers have broken into yet another one and that’s when Kenzo, Keiko, Eji and Meera decide to sneak off for a canoe ride and to check things out. After arriving on a tiny island they hop into the underwater Subscooter built by their fathers, and off they go on one unforgettable journey. After a few zany adventures and some wild run-ins, they quickly realize that this is a trip they won’t soon forget!

The Curse of The Ancient Temple - India by Sumita Mukherjee is the kind of story you could read to your kids anywhere, any time. It would make a fantastic classroom read as it’s chock-full of interesting facts that shine a positive light on the beauty, mystique, and folklore of India. The illustrations are adorable and I learned a lot from the educational tidbits sprinkled throughout the pages. Nice touch! The Curse of The Ancient Temple - India has an imaginative story line, witty dialogue, and is filled to the brim with adventure. The sweet ending adds to the charm of this well-written, entertaining adventure.