3 Novels : Summer Adventure, Hidden Trea
DownloadHi-Res Book Cover
67 users have voted.

3 Novels : Summer Adventure, Hidden Trea

Author: Shashi Deshpande

Three thrilling adventures featuring the indomitable cousins Dinu, Minu, Polly and Ravi When Ravi comes from Bombay to stay with his three cousins for the summer holidays, little does he realize this is the beginning of a series of exciting events that will test their intelligence and luck. In the first story a string of audacious robberies occur in their usually quiet town. Who is the thief? Is it the sinister Dhondu who seems to hate the children, or is he covering up for someone else? In The Hidden Treasure the four cousins end up spending their Diwali holiday in Kaka's farm in a village. Village life is fun, especially with their broken-down ancestral mansion to explore. Gradually the children realize there is something sinister afoot. Who has been digging away in the mansion in the dead of night? Did their ancestor really bury his life's savings in their sprawling ancestral home before joining the 1857 uprising, or is it just a legend? And, if the treasure's still there, will they get to it before the crooks do? In the last novel, it's Dinu, Minu and Polly's turn to visit Bombay and spend the summer with Ravi. There they make new friends, one of whom claims to have seen the face of a bank robber. Soon after, a spate of robberies break out all over Bombay. Is it the same gang at work? Then their friend is kidnapped and the four children find themselves in the midst of a desperate chase . . . Thrilling, funny, and full of memorable characters, these three novels, first published in the 1970s, are sure to captivate a whole new generation of readers. Age group of target audience: 8+

User Reviews

This Book Has No User Review.

Ebooks by Shashi Deshpande More

8 August 1942. -Quit India!' Gandhiji warns the Br...

Narayanpur Incident
Shashi Deshpande

Ebooks You Might Like More

Rusty's adventures as a wanderer in the Doon valle...
Rusty & The Leopard
Ruskin Bond
What do you do when you discover an unspeakable tr...
Faces in the Water
Ranjit Lal
Everyone will find a favourite story in this colle...
Indian Folktales And Legends
Pratibha Nath
"Let the Magic Flying Jharokha take you to distant...
Rebels in Rajasthan
Shamim Padamsee

Published by

Penguin Books India


6 Feb 2013





Book Format





Indian Subcontinent only


Children, Fiction



Price (Rs.)


More about the Author

Penguin Random House

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get the Penguin App
to read an exclusive excerpt

Penguin App