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Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Murder on the Safari Star

Murder on the Safari Star

Author: M. G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Join Hal and Uncle Nat as they plunge straight into an exciting mystery - this time while on Safari! All-aboard for the third amazing journey in the bestselling Adventures on Trains series from M. G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman, illustrated throughout by Elisa Paganelli. Uncle Nat is taking Hal on the journey of a lifetime - on a Safari Train from Pretoria to Victoria Falls. Drawing Africa's amazing wild animals from on board a spectacular steam train described as a luxury hotel on wheels, should be enough excitement for anyone. But something suspicious is happening on board the Safari Star and when a passenger is found mysteriously killed inside a locked compartment, it's up to Hal, along with his new friend Winston and his pet Mongoose, Chipo, to solve the murder mystery. 'Like Murder on the Orient Express but better!' Frank Cottrell-Boyce on The Highland Falcon Thief 'A chuffing triumph' The Times on The Highland Falcon Thief 'A first class choo-choo-dunnit!' David Solomons on Kidnap on the California Comet

Minecraft: Last Block Standing (Woodsword Chronicles #6)

Minecraft: Last Block Standing (Woodsword Chronicles #6)

Author: Nick Eliopulos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Book six in the OFFICIAL Minecraft fiction series for readers age 7+ Morgan, Ash, Harper, Po and Jodi return for their final adventure in the world of Minecraft. But something isn't right, and the gang are in greater danger than ever before. They will have to put their wits together if they are to survive and piece together the clues to the Evoker King's identity. Do the gang have what it takes to solve the mystery? And will they be able to stop the King before it's too late? For fans of the Minecraft game, Jumanji and Wreck it Ralph.

Middle School: Field Trip Fiasco

Middle School: Field Trip Fiasco

Author: James Patterson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Rafe Khatchadorian is back in the latest adventure in the bestselling Middle School series Things have quietened down for lovable troublemaker Rafe Khatchadorian, and after all the mishaps and adventures he's been through, he's feeling a little restless. So when he's invited to attend an all-expenses paid art field trip in California, Rafe jumps at the opportunity. But things go sideways, as they always do for Rafe, when he arrives and realises his trip isn't the Hollywood vacation he thought it would be. Instead, he'll be participating in a 'Cultural Campout' in the desert. What follows is a series of unfortunate events that only Rafe could find himself in, including an encounter with a cranky crocodile, a claustrophobic trip into an ancient cave, and a set of cave ancient cave paintings that may or may not have been faked. To make matters worse, Rafe finds himself smack dab in the middle of a plot to smuggle a legendary missing diamond. Has he finally stumbled his way into an adventure he can't get himself out of? Previously published in Australia as Middle School: Going Bush

Vi Spy: Licence to Chill

Vi Spy: Licence to Chill

Author: Maz Evans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A hilarious new adventure from the author of the bestselling Who Let the Gods Out? series! Divorce is tough for any kid. But when - like Violet's parents - your mum is ex-secret service and your dad is a retired bad guy, 'till death do us part' takes on a whole new meaning. And with her parents' focus on each other, the real super-villains are having a field day. To save her family - and the world - from evil domination, Vi must turn spy ... Praise for the WHO LET THE GODS OUT? series: 'I totally fell in love with Elliot and the gods, and I think you're all going to love them too.' ROBIN STEVENS 'One of the funniest new voices in children's literature. The laughs come thick and fast' DAVID SOLOMONS '[A] relentlessly witty, fast-paced middle grade adventure' M.G. LEONARD

The Giants' Tea Party

The Giants' Tea Party

Author: Vivian French Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A rollicking fairy-tale adventure from the makers of The Adventures of Alfie Onion, Tom & Tallulah and the Witches' Feast and The Dragon's Breakfast. French is a skilled storyteller ... she reminds us how fresh a fairy tale can feel in the right hands. - The New York Times Prince Max is on a mission. The royal family are down to their very last penny, so the king and queen have sent him away to the valley of the giants - with only a grumpy old donkey for company. According to legend, the giants are rich beyond all imagining: they live in gold palaces, drink from gold goblets and brush their teeth with gold toothpaste. But are the legends true and, even if they are, will the giants be willing to share their treasure? With the help of his donkey companion and Caromel, the talking cat, Max is about to find out. And he must keep his wits about him ... there are worse dangers than giants, lurking in the shadows! French is a writer of tremendous charm, her world at once comedic and believable. - Literary Review

Pop!

Pop!

Author: Mitch Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

An outrageous theft. A huge reward. Two friends on the run. An uproariously funny, action-packed new adventure about the power of courage, standing up for what's right, and fizzy drinks, from the award-winning author of Kick. Queenie stares out at the ocean and dreams of a world beyond her small-town. She's about to get her wish... When the priceless recipe to the world's most popular drink - thought to be lost forever - washes up at her feet, Queenie's life instantly changes. Everyone wants it, and with a $10 million bounty on her head, Queenie's soon on the run. Pursued by bounty hunters, black-ops helicopters and angry mobs, Queenie's journey involves a trip to Area 51, a man-eating alligator and an unlikely new friend, Todd. But being on the run also makes Queenie begin to see the world around her more clearly - a world in which a big corporation's excess has left the planet covered in its plastic bottles and waste. Suddenly, the home she always dreamed of escaping, and the ocean she grew up with and took for granted, don't seem so bad. If Queenie and Todd can bring down the bad guys, maybe she can go back home and make a difference...

Space Detectives

Space Detectives

Author: Mark Powers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Dog lost in space? Grown an extra head and don't know why? Pocket money stolen by a green blob? You need the Space Detectives! Connor and Ethan are spending their summer holidays aboard the world's first orbiting city, Starville (basically Beverley Hills in space!). The amazing space station is bursting with celebrities and the mega-rich. But Connor and Ethan are too busy selling ice cream to see the sights. However, neither of our heroes can resist a mystery and when they discover the space station is hurtling on a collision course with the moon (eep!) they know they need to step in. This is a case for the SPACE DETECTIVES! Can Connor and Ethan find the culprit and save Starville from its impending doom?

Wild Rescuers: Expedition on the Tundra

Wild Rescuers: Expedition on the Tundra

Author: StacyPlays Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A New York Times bestselling series! From StacyPlays, the YouTube sensation with over 2 million subscribers, comes the exhilarating third book in her Minecraft-inspired adventure series about a girl raised by wolves. Stacy always knew that the intelligent, playful wolves who raised her weren't like other animals. Normal wolf packs don't spend their time rescuing animals and caring for an orphaned girl. But lately, Stacy's wolves have revealed to her just how special they are-supernaturally special. The wolves each have their own unique ability: they can breathe underwater, run at impossible speeds, heal wounds, and more. They're extraordinary-but how did they get that way? Determined to uncover the truth, Stacy leads the pack north. But the harsh tundra biome pushes the pack to its limits. Can they survive long enough to discover the truth? And is Stacy prepared for what the truth actually is? Fans of Minecraft: The Crash and PopularMMOs Presents: A Hole New World will love this illustrated, action-packed series!

Special Forces Cadets 6: Assassin

Special Forces Cadets 6: Assassin

Author: Chris Ryan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A member of the royal family is a pupil at a famous public school. An international terrorist organisation is plotting an assassination attempt on him. If he is taken away from the school, the terrorist organisation will be alerted to the fact that it is compromised. So the authorities take the high-risk option: they deploy the Special Forces Cadets to the school to bodyguard the target and to gather intelligence. The royal goes on a glamorous school skiing trip to Zermatt, so the cadets accompany him. When the royal's police guards are murdered on the slopes, they are unable to stop him being kidnapped. But they are taken hostage too, and they learn that the terrorists have far bigger plans than one simple assassination. Now the cadets are the only people who can save a life, and stop a terrible atrocity . . .

BOOT: The Creaky Creatures

BOOT: The Creaky Creatures

Author: Shane Hegarty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

This is a thrill-ride of an adventure, with illustrations by Ben Mantle bringing Boot's world to life. Fans of Toy Story and Charlie Changes into a Chicken will love this hilarious, warm-hearted story about a small robot on a big adventure: full of fun, friendship, and a large number of malfunctioning robot pets. 'Fast, funny and furious. These are definitely my favourite robots.' Eoin Colfer Boot was once a toy robot, but it has come a long way since it was scrapped and woke back up with only two-and-a-half glitchy memories. When Boot catches sight of a robot pet it used to know - Mr Piggles - our hero and pals follow it to a beautiful green square in the city of skyscrapers. Here they find not just real nature, but also a haven for broken and rejected pets. They also meet the children who look after the pets, and for whom this green space is a sanctuary too. But Boot is distracted by its emotions, swinging from happy to sad ... maybe Boot is broken? Can it work out what is wrong, with the help of its friends? Illustrated throughout in glorious black and white by the award-winning Ben Mantle, this is an unforgettable tale of resilience and hope. Read more of Boot's adventures - shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Book Award - including Boot: small robot, BIG adventure and The Rusty Rescue.

Contender: The Challenger

Contender: The Challenger

Author: Taran Matharu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival continues ... The stakes are higher than ever in The Challenger, the second book in the epic new trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series. CADE CARTER HAS BEEN CHOSEN In a realm of monsters and warriors, Cade is an unwilling contender in a deadly tournament controlled by the brutal alien overlord Abaddon. Cade may have won the first round but the fight isn't over yet. For his next battle he must duel a seven-foot-tall, clawed monster - the reigning champion of an alien race. LOSING WILL LEAD TO EARTH'S DESTRUCTION Desperate for anything that may give him an advantage, Cade sets off on an expedition into the jungle to scavenge weaponry to help him win. But there he is captured by gladiators, and before he knows it he finds himself participating in a deadly new game where the prize is his freedom. ROUND TWO IS ABOUT TO BEGIN ...

The Tindims and the Turtle Tangle

The Tindims and the Turtle Tangle

Author: Sally Gardner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

The tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure. Mother-and-daughter duo, prizewinning Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, create a fun world of characters and adventures in their empowering new series for 5-8 year olds inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle. On the Tindims' island home, Bottle Mountain is growing terrifyingly tall with rubbish. So tall that one night it breaks away. Across the ocean, a boy discovers Bottle Mountain bobbing by the seashore. For the first time ever the Tindims are discovered and get to meet the Long Legs and Little Legs. Can the Tindims and the humans help each other to save the planet? Printed in dyslexia-friendly font with pictures on every page and perfect for the reluctant reader, the Tindims show keen young ecologists how to help protect our planet for the future.