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Serena Patel - Author

About the Author

Serena Patel is a part-time law firm training co-ordinator and mum of two. She was shortlisted for the Asian Writer Short Story Prize in 2017 and was a finalist in the Undiscovered Voices Anthology in 2018. She is also a member of the Golden Egg Academy and SCWBI.

Photo credit Tania Morris.

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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Author: Serena Patel Illustrator: Louise Forshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2022

A quest for screen-free family time leads to camping chaos in this hilarious and heartwarming comedy from the author of Anisha, Accidental Detective. Sonal needs to capture a great family picture for her school photography project but it's impossible when everyone's always so busy! Luckily they're heading off on a family camping trip which should provide lots of great photo opportunities ... shouldn't it? Faced with an enforced digital detox, will Sonal's family come together and have fun ... or will the trip end in complete disaster?

Anisha, Accidental Detective: Holiday Adventure

Anisha, Accidental Detective: Holiday Adventure

Author: Serena Patel Illustrator: Emma McCann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2022

The Mistrys are off on holiday, in the fifth hilarious mystery in the award-winning Anisha, Accidental Detective series! Pack your bags - we're off to a holiday camp! Milo can't wait to see the wildlife, Manny's learning survival skills, and even Granny's going to have a go at archery. Honestly, I just want to read my book, but there's NEVER any time to relax for Anisha, Accidental Detective. The holiday park's mascot, Delilah the duck, has been DESTROYED, and my new friend Cleo is everyone's number one suspect. But I'm sure she's innocent, and I'm going to do whatever it takes to prove it. Let's hope we can find the real culprit, and QUACK the case!! Praise for the Anisha, Accidental Detective series: Winner of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Prize and of the Crimefest Best Crime Novel for Children Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award, the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year, and the Laugh Out Loud Book Award DELIGHTFUL! Perfect for younger detectives - so funny and clever and sweet Robin Stevens, author of the Murder Most Unladylike series An absolute joy Jennifer Killick, author of Crater Lake Super funny and packed with lovable characters Swapna Haddow, author of Dave Pigeon

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