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Mystery of the School on Fire (The SMS Detective Agency) – Ravi Subramanian, PGP 1993

From the master storyteller and writer of bestselling thrillers, Ravi Subramanian, comes a delightful new series of detective fiction for young children.

A charming hill town. A close-knit community. A school cradled in the lap of nature. And three young children in search of mystery…

Meet the Super Mystery Solvers or the SMS gang of Aditya and Akriti, the nine-year-old twins, and their close friend Kabir. Together, they solve the mysteries that have baffled the police and authorities of Solan.

In this first mystery in the newly-launched SMS Detective Agency series – the SMS gang solves the perplexing case of how and why their school catches fire, not once but twice!

About the Author


Ravi Subramanian is the award-winning author of nine novels. His stories are set against the backdrop of the financial services industry. He has won the Economist Crossword Book Award for three years in a row, as well as the Golden Quill Readers’ Choice Award. This is Ravi’s first fiction series for children. Visit him at


Ayeshe Sadr & Ishaan Dasgupta work together out of their small studio currently in New Delhi, India. A textile designer and a graphic designer respectively, Ayeshe and Ishaan found a common love for illustration and created 211 Studio in 2009. Through the years they have worked on a wide variety of illustration projects, ranging from children’s books, food packaging, wedding cards to restaurant murals. They find inspiration in mythology, fine art, textiles, nature and try to incorporate those elements into their work. When not working or spending time with their two cats, they love travelling and cooking.

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