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Great adventure books 5-8

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Does your child adore adventure? Then these books are sure to keep them entertained.

From a magical little girl stopping pollution to a heroic super potato, these books are full of mazing adventures. 

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  • Hello World!

    Author: Paul Beavis

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  • Hello World!

    Author: Paul Beavis

    Monster is bored as Mr and Mrs Mo are too busy to play with him. He decides to pack his bag, and sets off to see the world. Warmth…

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  • Sky Song

    Author: Abi Elphinstone

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  • Sky Song

    Author: Abi Elphinstone

    Abi Elphinstone's magical adventure is full of close calls, fantastical creatures and deliciously evil villains to savour in a tal…

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  • Knights and Bikes

    Author: Gabrielle Kent Illustrator: Rex Crowle and Luke Newell

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  • Knights and Bikes

    Author: Gabrielle Kent Illustrator: Rex Crowle and Luke Newell

    Knights and Bikes is a fast-paced, action-packed adventure mixing together myth and magic, ghosts and curses, and starring tw…

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  • Dave Pigeon

    Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Sheena Dempsey

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  • Dave Pigeon

    Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Sheena Dempsey

    Dave Pigeon, the brilliant pigeon mastermind, is determined to find and eat all of your biscuits. The expressive illustrations com…

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  • Supertato

    Author: Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

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  • Supertato

    Author: Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

    It’s night-time in the supermarket and all is quiet and still. But wait. Something has escaped from the freezer, something with ev…

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  • A Roman Rescue

    Author: Kelly Gerard Illustrator: Emma Dodd

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  • A Roman Rescue

    Author: Kelly Gerard Illustrator: Emma Dodd

    Charlie and his trusty dog Bandit fall down a sinkhole and are transported to ancient Rome where he meets Cosmo and goes on an adv…

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  • Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Illustrator: David Wyatt

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  • Peter Pan in Scarlet

    Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Illustrator: David Wyatt

    Geraldine McCaughrean's much anticipated sequel to Peter Pan finds Wendy and the lost boys now grown-up and leading respectable li…

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  • Meerkat Mail

    Author: Emily Gravett

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  • Meerkat Mail

    Author: Emily Gravett

    Sunny lives on an arid plain with his extensive and loving meerkat family; they work together, play together and together do their…

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