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Journey to faraway lands and enjoy incredible experiences with Book People's adventure books for kids. Certain to inspire a love of reading, these adventure story books have all been hand-picked and are full of action. Be whisked away to the magical land of Harry Potter, or go on a fantastic adventure with Enid Blyton's bestselling books.

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Action & Adventure Books for Kids

  • Gold Rush Adventure

    Adam Guillain

    Product Code: COI2
    Paperback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Join in an adventure as young siblings join their father in a quest to find gold.
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  • The Official Pokemon Fiction: Show Time!

    Pokemon

    Product Code: BLBKO
    Paperback 6 years +
    Join Ash and friends for another action-packed Pokemon adventure!A juggling Exeggutor, a singing Charmander and a dancing Farfetch'd can only mean one thing - it's time for the Pokemon Talent Show! Pokemon master-in-training Ash is determined to win. But when his enemies Team Rocket lure away his Pikachu, it's up to him to save all the Pokemon - and steal the show!
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  • The Fairyland Costume Ball

    Daisy Meadows

    Product Code: AUVWA
    Paperback 5 years +
    Learning to read is fun with the Rainbow Magic Fairies! Developed in conjunction with Early Years reading consultants and based on the most up-to-date educational research, the Rainbow Magic Beginner Readers are the perfect way to introduce your child to the magical world of reading.
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  • Frankie's Magic Football: Summer Holiday Showdown

    Frank Lampard

    Product Code: BGLEW
    Paperback 5 years +
    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - especially during the summer holidays! So Frankie and his friends can't believe it when the magic football sends them back in time to a boarding school ...they're supposed to be on holiday! But there they meet George - the previous owner of their magic football. His brother got lost when they were on a desert island adventure. Can Frankie help to find him - and some buried treasure?
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  • Explosive Adventures

    Alexander McCall Smith

    Product Code: AOVVG
    Paperback 5 years +
    An irresistible bind-up edition of two fabulously fun, wonderfully witty adventure mysteries, from the bestselling author of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, and with amazing illustrations by Kate Hindley throughout. Popcorn Pirates The greediest gang of grub-guzzling pirates ever to sail the high seas is after the Popcorn Islands' harvest. Can Lucy, Hermione and Sam stop them? The Bubblegum Tree The secret ingredient for Gopal's Best Pink Bubblegum has not been delivered for two months. Billy, Nicola and Mr Gopal are off to the jungle in a flying boat to solve the baffling mystery ...
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  • The Official Pokemon Fiction: The Winner's Cup

    Pokemon

    Product Code: BMABJ
    Paperback 6 years +
    Join Ash and friends for another action-packed Pokemon adventure!It's time! With all four star gems under his belt, Pokemon master-in-training Ash Ketchum is now ready for the biggest battle of his life - the Winner's Cup. Can Ash and Pikachu overcome the mighty Dragonite to win the ultimate Pokemon challenge?
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  • Beards from Outer Space

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AYILX
    Paperback 6 years +
    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The Earth's safety is your primary goal. Defend it. 2. Protect humans from the truth. Good luck - you're going to need it! From Gareth P. Jones, winner of the Blue Peter Award and author of successful young series fiction, including Ninja Meerkats, comes a brand-new comic caper. The Secret Life of Pets meets The X Files - Pet Defenders are secret agents with a difference. There's a new mayor of Nothington-on-Sea and the bearded, sunglass-wearing politician has attracted a whole load of fans. Soon everyone in the town is sporting a beard - even the women! But these are not just any beards - the Beard King is in town and he's planning to conquer the world. Soon every single living thing on Earth will be controlled by a beard ...unless the Pet Defenders can stop him in time! For fans of funny and action-packed animal adventures including Andrew Cope's Spy Dog series, Astrosaurs and Jeremy Strong.
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  • Galaxy Race!

    Lucy Courtenay

    Product Code: AYIIR
    Paperback 6 years +
    What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: Dark Wader. In Galaxy Race! Rocky's reputation for death-defying aerial acrobatics gains him an invitation to participate in the galaxy's notorious Superchase Space Race. But will this turn out to be a race to the death? This hilarious Space Penguin adventure is sure to appeal to boys. Full of fishy goings on, humour and adventure Space Penguins is a fantastic series that will tickle even reluctant boy readers. It's just one tiny waddle for mankind...
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  • Attack of the Alien Dung!

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AWXKX
    Paperback 6 years +
    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you'll need it...From Gareth P. Jones, winner of the Blue Peter Award and author of successful young series fiction, including NINA MEERKATS, comes a brand-new comic caper. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS meets THE X FILES - Pet Defenders are secret agents with a difference. It's up to Mitzy and Biskit to save the world from alien invasions - just so long as they can stop fighting like cat and dog for long enough to do it! Secret agent Biskit is not happy when he discovers his new partner Mitzy is a cat - everyone knows that cats and dogs don't mix. But saving the earth from alien invasions must come first and the planet is under attack! A cluster of cow pats has flown into town and they're whipping up a stink...It's time for Biskit and Mitzy to put aside their differences and kick some alien butt! For fans of funny and action-packed animal adventures including Andrew Cope's Spy Dog series, Astrosaurs and Jeremy Strong.
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  • Trail of Trickery

    Adam Frost

    Product Code: AUVRC
    Paperback 6 years +
    Solving crime in record time! A ghastly ghoul, a perfumed letter and a creaky board. From the landmarks of London to the castles of Poland, detective Wily Fox refuses to be spooked by the sightings in a top West-End theatre. Wily's got to find out who's behind it before the entire theatre gives up the ghost...Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
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  • Frankie's Magic Football: The Elf Express

    Frank Lampard

    Product Code: AUMSS
    Paperback 5 years +
    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game - even at Christmas! Frankie and his friends are spending Christmas in Austria with his pen pal Heidi. He is excited to learn how to ski, even if it's not quite the same as playing football. Late on Christmas Eve they discover a lost elf who needs help. Frankie's team will need to use all their skills to get the elf back to his world, and return in time for Christmas!
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  • Escape from Future World!

    Yale Stewart

    Product Code: AUKFN
    Paperback
    The World's Finest Heroes in an amazing adventure! Together, SUPERMAN and CYBORG are the most powerful team of all time. Or are they? When Brainiac traps them inside a bottled future world, the heroes' powers are put to the test as they attempt to Escape from Future World! A great chapter book for young readers.
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  • Frankie's Magic Football: Deep Sea Dive

    Frank Lampard

    Product Code: ASOOF
    Paperback 5 years +
    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! During a visit to a holiday park, Frankie and his friends discover a theme park with a difference - each ride is a portal into an amazing fantasy world. This time, the magic football takes them all on an underwater adventure that asks Max to swim his best doggy paddle, and makes playing football a game against the tide!
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  • Rise of the Slippery Sea Monster

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AQPNS
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates get a taste of their own medicine when their ship is raided by a sea monster that's greedy for gold. But when the rusty robots race to get their treasure back, they sail straight into a trap...This hilarious series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew. Perfect for fans of Jonny Duddle's The Ghostly Galleon and the Space Pirates books who looking for more swashbuckling action!
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  • A Whiff of Mystery

    Adam Frost

    Product Code: AOVOT
    Paperback 6 years +
    Solving Crime in Record Time! One knock-out perfume, an underground hideout and a string of bogus bank robberies. From the canals of Venice to the mountains of China, detective Wily Fox is on a mission to sniff out the thief of a precious perfume recipe. But the crafty villain is involved in some stinky business and it's getting right up Wily's nose...Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
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  • Clash of the Rival Robots

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AONYA
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates are lured back to England by the promise of gold. But the appearance of their inventor, Mr Richmond Swift, signals big trouble. He has a new army of robots and it's not long before sparks begin to fly. Have the pirates finally met their match? This hilarious new series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew. Perfect for fans of Jonny Duddle's The Ghostly Galleon and the Space Pirates books, looking for more swashbuckling action!
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  • A Brush with Danger

    Adam Frost

    Product Code: AOCXB
    Paperback 6 years +
    Solving Crime in Record Time! Solving Crime in Record Time! One priceless painting. A mysterious letter. Some cheese so stinky it's deadly. From the galleries of Paris to the palaces of Moscow, detective Wily Fox is on the trail of a stolen painting. But Dimitri Gottabottomitch is doing whatever he can to throw Wily off the scent. It seems there's more to this painting than meets the eye...Wily Fox is on the case Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.
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  • Attack of the Giant Sea Spiders

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: ANGVK
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates jump at the chance to earn a handsome reward in return for doing some snooping. But when they find themselves sandwiched between the Dread Captain Inky beard and a spider on the attack, it's time to beat a retreat. Can they escape without a scrape or have the robotic rebels ticked their last? This hilarious new series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew.
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  • The Leaky Battery Sets Sail

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AXJYU
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The robotic Steampunk Pirates are roaming the high seas, hunting for gold! But the evil Iron Duke has other ideas...He's determined to capture the pirates in return for a handsome reward from the King. Can the mechanical marauders stay one wave ahead of their enemy? This hilarious new series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew. Perfect for fans of Jonny Duddle's The Ghostly Galleon and the Space Pirates books, looking for more swashbuckling action!
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  • Black Hole Battle!

    Lucy Courtenay

    Product Code: AKIUE
    Paperback 6 years +
    What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: Dark Wader. The penguins receive a distress call from a glamorous cruise spacecraft. But when they reach the stricken vessel, its passengers and crew are nowhere to be found. Could their disappearance have something to do with an ominous black hole nearby? And are the penguins destined to be its next victims? A hilarious series, featuring everyone's favourite flightless birds! Packed with out of this world aliens, flipper to the floor penguin action, and daft jokes and puns, these books are perfect for boys and girls aged six to eight.
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  • Outback Attack

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AKIMR
    Paperback 6 years +
    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are sworn to protect the world from their longtime nemesis, the Ringmaster. Small, deadly and furry, The Ninja Meerkats are four warriors on a mission. In Book 8 in The Ninja Meerkats series, the meerkats receive strange reports from the Australian outback. They fly down under to investigate, and discover strange goings-on in the desert. Who else could be behind it but that top-hatted menace, the Ringmaster? He is building missiles to take control of the world. With boxing kangaroos and killer koalas, not to mention the Ringmaster's crew of deadly circus goons, this is one deadly desert mission. A hilarious series for boys, featuring death-defying meerkat action! Full of comical characters, daft puns, fast dialogue and even faster action, these book are irresistable to boys aged around six to eight years.
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  • Monster Moon

    Lucy Courtenay

    Product Code: AJVDI
    Paperback 6 years +
    What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: Dark Wader. In book six of the Space Penguins series, Splash has a secret - he's hiding an egg he discovered on a strange moon. But when the egg hatches into a Flogisaur with a taste for metal the feathers fly. Can the penguins return the creature to its home planet before it eats its way through the Tunafish? A hilarious series, featuring everyone's favourite flightless birds! Packed with out of this world aliens, flipper to the floor penguin action, and daft jokes and puns, these books are perfect for boys and girls aged six to eight.
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  • Planet Peril

    Lucy Courtenay

    Product Code: AJCZD
    Paperback 6 years +
    What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: DarkWader. In book five of the Space Penguins series, the penguins accept an invite to take a holiday on a new leisure planet. But little do they realize they're waddling into a trap. Before long they find themselves the number one attraction in the planet's zoo. Can they rescue the zoo's other aliens and break out, or is it a life behind bars for the penguins? A hilarious series, featuring everyone's favourite flightless birds! Packed with out of this world aliens, flipper to the floor penguin action, and daft jokes and puns, these books are perfect for children aged six to eight.
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  • The Hammer of Thor

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AIPGL
    Paperback 6 years +
    Legend tells of the Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-knowhow. They are sworn to protect the world from their longtime nemesis, the Ringmaster...Small, deadly and furry, the Ninja Meerkats are four warriors on a mission. In Book 10 in the Ninja Meerkats series, The Ringmaster has stolen the Hammer of Thor, an electrifying weapon that controls thunder and lightning. The Clan race to the deep freeze of the Arctic to put the top-hatted villain's plans to rule the world on ice. But the Ringmaster isn't about to let the meerkats steal his thunder...May battle commence! A hilarious series for boys by Blue Peter Book Award-winning author Gareth P. Jones (The Considine Curse), featuring death-defying meerkat action! Full of comical characters, daft puns, fast dialogue and even faster action, these book are irresistible to boys and girls aged around six to eight years.
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