Review of Cat Detectives in the Korean Peninsula

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Kavita Shah
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Review of Cat Detectives in the Korean Peninsula

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[Following is a volunteer review of "Cat Detectives in the Korean Peninsula" by R.F. Kristi.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Cat Detectives in the Korean Peninsula by R. F. Kristi is a children’s book. It is the eighth book in the Cat Detective series. It has 119 delightful pages filled with Inca, the Siberian kitty, and her family and friends. The cats travel to South Korea for a cookery competition, where Missy, the cat’s humanoid mom, is one of the judges. The competition is organized by Cordon Bleu Cookery, a reputed French cookery school.

Inca and her friends Clara, Fromage, Charlotte, and Terrance accompany Missy and Solo to South Korea. There, they meet the tour guide and translator, Ye-Jun, and his pet dog, Baram. There’s a challenging case waiting for Inca and company in South Korea. It involves the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

The book is informative and entertaining. The plot is wonderfully written and is engaging. There’s a brief introduction of the pets in the Inca detective agency at the beginning of the book, which will help in understanding the characters. The text is in simple English with a few French phrases explained later on in the passage. The paragraphs are short, making it easy for young children to understand.

Jorge Valle’s illustrations are vibrant and distinctly depict the facial expressions of the animals and humans. The cover fits the book perfectly and is a great example of the illustrations inside the book. I loved the way Kristi has written the story; she has a real talent for creating imagery.

It was nice to see the world from the Inca’s eyes. I liked that the cats had a childish side to them. It was so adorable when Inca wanted to slide on the airport’s polished floor, and eventually she did.

I give Cat Detectives in the Korean Peninsula4 out of 4 stars. I did not dislike anything about the book. A professional has edited it as I found only one error while reading it. I recommend it to children between the ages of seven and twelve-years-old. Parents can read it to their children and it will be fun learning about Korea.

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It is extremely important for young readers to be able to develop images in their minds as they read books; I'm glad the author accomplished this feat. Sounds like a solid read for kids!
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Children's book should be educational while providing fun aspect as well so that children are encouraged to read.This book seems to have both of thesr aspects.Thank you for the wonderful review
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I've selected this book to review. This is the first time I chose a children's book and I was nervous about writing a review. But reading your review about the adventures of Inca and her family ensures that this would be an exciting read. Thanks for the fantastic review.
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I find this book quite interesting and appealing to children as well. Great review!
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I wonder what compelling case awaits Inca and company in South Korea, and I'm sure children would be excited to read as well. This is a nice review.
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Your review gave me a lively feeling. I wonder how's the feeling of cooking competition with Inca's eyes.
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I read this book as well and I loved it! The illustrations were so cute and really helped in my enjoyment of the story. Nice review!
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This series is amazing, educative and fun. Thank you for another lovely review!
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Benaron wrote: 07 Jul 2021, 16:03 It is extremely important for young readers to be able to develop images in their minds as they read books; I'm glad the author accomplished this feat. Sounds like a solid read for kids!
I couldn't agree more. Thanks for the positive comment!
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NISSE wrote: 07 Jul 2021, 22:02 Children's book should be educational while providing fun aspect as well so that children are encouraged to read.This book seems to have both of thesr aspects.Thank you for the wonderful review
Yes, it's a fun, educational, and colorful book. Kid's learn better when they enjoy the story. Thanks for commenting! :tiphat:
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Vishnu Priya B wrote: 08 Jul 2021, 12:34 I've selected this book to review. This is the first time I chose a children's book and I was nervous about writing a review. But reading your review about the adventures of Inca and her family ensures that this would be an exciting read. Thanks for the fantastic review.
Congrats on your first children's book! I am really happy that my review was of help in selecting the book. :D
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Dimi1 wrote: 09 Jul 2021, 04:56 I find this book quite interesting and appealing to children as well. Great review!
Yes, it's certainly interesting. Thanks a lot for commenting!
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Emily_Jen wrote: 09 Jul 2021, 05:28 I wonder what compelling case awaits Inca and company in South Korea, and I'm sure children would be excited to read as well. This is a nice review.
There's only one way to find out.
Thank you for commenting! :tiphat:
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Hannah Fabro wrote: 09 Jul 2021, 07:01 Your review gave me a lively feeling. I wonder how's the feeling of cooking competition with Inca's eyes.
I really appreciate your kind words. It would be a really interesting case. Thank you for commenting!
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