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Great adventure books 9-12

Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic

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

From an ape getting involved in a murder case to schoolgirl cat burglars and mysteries taking place across the world, there are some brilliant capers out there just waiting to be devoured. 

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  • Codebusters

    Author: Dan Metcalf Illustrator: Gary Cherrington

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  • Codebusters

    Author: Dan Metcalf Illustrator: Gary Cherrington

    This pacey illustrated chapter book for confident young readers highlights the importance of friendship and remaining true to your…

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  • Scales and Scoundrels

    Author: Author Sebastian Girner Illustrator: Galaad and Jeff Powell

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  • Scales and Scoundrels

    Author: Author Sebastian Girner Illustrator: Galaad and Jeff Powell

    Luvander and her companions go on an expedition to find The Hall of Dreaming Teasures. Their journey is like a cross between India…

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  • RailHead

    Author: Philip Reeve

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  • RailHead

    Author: Philip Reeve

    A sci-fi adventure about a petty thief who gets in way over his head when he's asked to infiltrate the Emperor's train.

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  • Twister

    Author: Juliette Forrest

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  • Twister

    Author: Juliette Forrest

    Twister's father has gone missing. Her mother is depressed, and people are accusing her father of starting a fatal fire. Even scho…

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  • The Explorer

    Author: Katherine Rundell Illustrator: Hannah Horn

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  • The Explorer

    Author: Katherine Rundell Illustrator: Hannah Horn

    Fred, Con, Lila and little Max’s plane is on the way to Manaus when it falls out of the sky. Now, lost in the Amazon rainforest, t…

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