Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers’ Favorite
Inca decides to start writing a diary! In Diary of a Snoopy Cat by R.F. Kristi, readers learn about Inca and her furry friends through the diary where Inca jots down her adventures, success stories, and exploits while fantasizing about being the world’s best cat detective. The idea of writing a diary comes to her after being involved in her first detective adventure. She dreams of becoming famous and her fame spreading to other parts of London and her hometown, Paris. She wants the adventures of Inca the Siberian wonder cat to become a bestseller. She tells her family about her plans and they are curious to learn about their role in the diary.
Christmas is around the corner and Inca thinks it is the right time to get started. In this book, readers are taken to the Himalayas in search of the missing Raoul and while some of them have gone to the Himalayas, Inca gets her first proper job; that of finding out about Mr. Finchley’s missing will. Will Inca be able to crack her first case? Will Raoul be back home for Christmas? The story is entertaining and a fun read with all its adventures and mysteries. Inca the cat is adorable, and so are her family and friends. The diary format makes the book interesting and unique and will encourage young readers to start recording the events of their day. The illustrations are simple and adorable and give life to the characters. It is a good bedtime storybook for parents to read out at night. The author weaves two plots together seamlessly in the story and at the same time captures the essence of the Christmas season.