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Top 10 Best Adventure Books for 7-year-olds

These thrilling adventure books will take children on all sorts of adventures in exciting locations, from caves and mountains to fantasy worlds! For the very best in adrenaline-pumping children's fiction, check out the list of the best adventure books for 7-year-olds below, which features much-loved authors such as Roald Dahl and Cressida Cowell.

1. Roald Dahl Collection - 15 books

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Roald Dahl

Complete with phizz-whizzing favourites like Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and more, children will love this wonderful collection of hilarious, unforgettable tales by legendary children's author, Roald Dahl.

2. Lost... In the Mountains of Death

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Tracey Turner

This thrilling interactive adventure book will challenge children to make life-or-death decisions, high up in the Mountains of Death! Will you survive venomous bites, menacing mountain lions and hazardous heights? Full of fascinating facts and invaluable information, this book is part of an incredible series which stars the reader themselves, as they attempt to survive to the end of the story...

3. The Famous Five Collection - 22 books

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Enid Blyton

Join Dick, Anne, Julian, George and Timmy the dog on all of their exciting escapades - in caves, castles, secret passageways and more! The gang must outsmart thieves, hunt for hidden treasure, and unravel all sorts of mysteries in these riveting classic tales.

4. Shadow

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Michael Morpurgo

This shocking and powerful tale stars Shadow the Springer Spaniel, a dog who embarks on a perilous journey with a young Afghan boy and his mother, travelling from their war-torn homeland to the refuge of a relative's home in Manchester, England. This captivating story will thrill animal-lovers and young adventurers.

5. Beast Quest Collection - 18 books

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Adam Blade

These exhilarating adventures are perfect for newly-independent readers who want to embark on their own reading adventures! A dark wizard threatens the kingdom of Avantia, and only true heroes will be able to free the magical Good Beasts to defeat the forces of evil. Are Tom and Elenna the chosen ones? This collection contains the first 18 books in the hugely popular series.

6. The Demon Headmaster

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Gillian Cross

When Dinah starts at her new school, it's immediately clear that something's up. All the kids - except her foster brothers, Lloyd and Harvey, of course - are weirdly well-behaved, and unnaturally keen to please the creepy headmaster. But when Dinah sets out to uncover the mystery, she finds herself doing and saying things she has no control over. Worse than that, it turns out that the headmaster doesn't just want to dominate the school, but the entire nation! Can the children save the day?

7. How to Train Your Dragon

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Cressida Cowell

Hiccup was an awesome sword-fighter and dragon-whisperer, the greatest Viking hero that ever lived - but he wasn't always this way. In the beginning, Hiccup was a shy, quiet and thoughtful individual, a gentle person who had no idea how to be a tough, strong hero! Discover Hiccup's journey, beginning with this first spellbinding story, and join him on his adventures throughout the sensational How to Train Your Dragon series.

8. Simon Thorn and the Wolf's Den

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Aimee Carter

Life hasn't been easy for 12-year-old Simon Thorn, who lives in a cramped apartment and is bullied at school. But he hides an astonishing secret: he can talk to animals. When a horrible herd of rats kidnaps his mum, Simon discovers that he, his mum and his uncle are all 'Animalgams' - people who can transform into animals at will. He uncovers the Animalgam Academy, and learns all about the fractured kingdoms that make up this secret world. Themes of bravery and loyalty imbue this terrific tale of adventure.

9. Beast Hunter

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Kathryn White

When Jacob spots a massive reptile tail disappearing into the undergrowth, no-one believes him! He's determined to prove he's not lying by capturing a photo - but that means hunting the beast himself... This riveting and highly accessible book will help to boost children's reading confidence.

10. Pirates are Stealing Our Cows

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Martin Remphry

Farmer Marchant has a slight problem... pirates are stealing his cows! He wonders what on earth pirates could possibly want with cows, and embarks on a wild high-seas chase to find out. This book provides the perfect introduction to chapter books with easy-read, bitesize chapters, great for encouraging children to read independently.