Rohan Chakravarty’s Naturalist Ruddy: Adventurer. Sleuth. Mongoose, the illustrators latest release is full of adventure and mysteries that the natural world affords. It is beautifully illustrated and an absolute delight. Ruddy takes the reader on the most unexpected journeys across the forests across the country uncovering the most unexpected encounters with birds, frogs, reptiles, mammals and even insects. Like any good mystery, each case is filled with suspense, murder, stealth and fascinating trails, making them so engrossing and engaging it is hard to put down. With his “Hatson” and his penchant for solving mysteries, sometimes even on an empty tummy, is characteristic of a true detective much like Feluda and Holmes! This is an absolute must read for anyone who likes adventure and the natural world.