'During school holidays, the Cook family, led by Kim their fearless Jack Russell Terrier, travel the length of Pakistan, initially on holiday. However, they are soon embroiled in tracking down thieves who have stolen "The Dancing Girl" and "The Priest-King" figurines from the lost city of Mohenjo Daro. Kim has taken off in the back of the thieves' truck, determined to save the day and the stolen artefacts. Places explored include: Karachi, Hyderabad, Manchar Lake, Multan, Faisalabad, Ram Tear Lake, Rawalpindi, Murray, Khagan Valley, Babusar Pass, Saif ul Malook Lake, Hasan Abdal, Swabi and Peshawar. As one of the several sub-plots along the way, the family rescues a girl who has been kidnapped and forced to dance for a band of travelling entertainers. The Cooks finally catch up with the thieves in the foothills of the Himalayas where there's a showdown! Can Kim save the day? In this adventure, the children learn more about themselves, particularly under pressure and adversity. Also, about the plight of poor people in developing countries. Do you want to include a dedication in your book? If you haven't already included one in your manuscript please type or paste text into box below: This book is dedicated to the fishermen, families and children of the floating village of Bhubak on Manchar Lake in Sindh Province, Pakistan.' (Publication summary)
'During school holidays, the Cook family travel to India, led by Kim their fearless Jack Russell Terrier.Places explored include: Hong Kong (on the way), Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mandawa, Fatehpur, Sikar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Udaipur 'The Venice of the East'.After a thrilling visit to the the Taj Mahal, Charlie and Kim amuse the tourists by playing tricks in the gardens, which results in their being kidnapped by a travelling gypsy circus! They are taken away and forced to perform circus tricks at different locations, with the family in hot pursuit.En route, Charlie makes friends with one of the gypsies, Divya. It soon turns out that the circus is managed by cruel tyrants. Divya and Charlie plan how she can break away with some of the other circus performers.The final showdown occurs at the island of the Jag Mandir Hindu Temple on Lake Pichola.Can Kim save the day? (publication blurb).