Bestselling Action & Adventure Books for 7 Year Olds

Here are the top 30 bestselling action & adventure books for 7 year olds. Please click Read Review to read book reviews on Amazon. You can also click Find in Library to check book availability at your local library. If the default library is not correct, please follow Change Local Library to reset it.

1. Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-to-Know Stats and Facts on Over 700 Pokémon

by: Scholastic
Release date: Jul 28, 2015
Number of Pages: 432
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This comprehensive guide book is an absolute must-have for Pokémon Trainers of all ages! It’s got everything you ever wanted to know about Pokémon in one convenient, easy-to-read format. All the facts and figures you’ll need to master the world of Pokémon Go are in here. It’s the perfect reference for Trainers on the go.
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Children’s Books > Computers & Technology > Entertainment & Games

2. Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1)

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
Number of Pages: 240
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New from the creator of Captain Underpants, it’s Dog Man, the #1 New York Times bestselling, crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!

George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

3. The Boxcar Children Books 1-4

by: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Release date: Sep 01, 1990
Number of Pages: 160
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The paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #1, The Boxcar Children; #2, Surprise Island; #3, The Yellow House Mystery; and #4, Mystery Ranch are offered together in a cardboard case.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Family Life > Orphans & Foster Homes

4. Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: Dec 27, 2016
Number of Pages: 224
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Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?
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Children’s Books > Animals > Dogs

5. The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5)

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: Aug 01, 2002
Number of Pages: 128
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It’s got FIVE times the action! FIVE times the adventure! FIVE times the Flip-O-Rama! Now you can have the first FIVE Captain Underpants books in one boxed set!

Tra-La-Laaaaa! Join George and Harold on FIVE hilarious adventures with the amazing Captain Underpants, as they duel Dr. Diaper, tackle the talking toilets, clash with the crazy cafeteria ladies, plot against Professor Poopypants, and wrestle the wicked Wedgie Woman. Overflowing with humor, action, and that world-famous cheesy animation technique, Flip-O-Rama, this boxed collection will make kids laugh until soda comes out their noses.

Have you read your UNDERPANTS today?

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

6. The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti (Choose Your Own Adventure 1-4)

by: R. A. Montgomery
Release date: Nov 01, 2006
Number of Pages: 576
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This 4-book boxed set includes the following titles from the storied Choose Your Own Adventure Series: *The Abominable Snowman *Journey Under The Sea *Space and Beyond *The Lost Jewels of Nabooti.
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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

7. Official Guide to Legendary and Mythical Pokémon (Pokémon)

by: Simcha Whitehill
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
Number of Pages: 80
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Discover the origins of the mysterious and unique Legendary and Mythical Pokémon! This book is a must-have for Pokémon Trainers on the Go. You?ll get the inside scoop on Legendary and Mythical Pokémon from Pokémon Go, plus many others. It’s the insider’s guide to the rarest and most powerful known Pokémon.

Includes one sheet of stickers and an exclusive pullout poster.

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Children’s Books > Education & Reference > Reference

8. Island of the Blue Dolphins

by: Scott O’Dell
Release date: Feb 08, 2010
Number of Pages: 192
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The gripping story of young Karana, who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast.
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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > United States

9. I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14)

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
Number of Pages: 112
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Eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe has grown up with the beautiful Mount St. Helens always in the background. She’s hiked its winding trails, dived into its cold lakes, and fished for trout in its streams. Just looking at Mount St. Helens out her window made Jess feel calm, like it was watching over her somehow. Of course, she knew the mountain was a volcano…but not the active kind, not a volcano that could destroy and kill!

Then Mount St. Helens explodes with unimaginable fury. Jess suddenly finds herself in the middle of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic event in U.S. history. Ash and rock are spewing everywhere. Can Jess escape in time?

The newest book in the I Survived series will take readers into one of the most environmentally devastating events in recent U.S. history.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

10. Christmas in Camelot (Magic Tree House, No. 29)

by: Mary Pope OsborneSal Murdocca
Release date: Aug 25, 2009
Number of Pages: 144
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The Magic Tree House series has become a staple for inspiring kids to read. Christmas in Camelot is a very special Magic Tree House book. Here, author Mary Pope Osborne uses the literary skills for which she’s known to create a longer, more in-depth story featuring the characters kids have come to love. The result is magical: a fast-paced but detailed, easy-to-read story. Jack and Annie go on a quest to save Camelot, a quest that will prove to a beleaguered King Arthur that children and imagination really can make a difference.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Chapter Books & Readers > Chapter Books

11. The Wizard’s Wand (Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy #9)

by: Geronimo Stilton
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
Number of Pages: 320
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I, Geronimo Stilton, was called to the Kingdom of Fantasy for the ninth time! Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, had disappeared, along with three powerful magical objects: The Book of a Thousand Spells, the Crystal Sphere, and the Whispering Wand. If those objects ended up in the wrong hands, they could destroy the whole realm!

Accompanied by new, magical friends, I had to cross horrifying kingdoms full of spiders and snakes before facing a terrible evil wizard. Squeak! Could I make it in time to save Blossom — and the entire Kingdom of Fantasy?

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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

12. I Survived Collection: Books #1-4

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Jul 26, 2016
Number of Pages: 432
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When disaster strikes, heroes are made.

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis brings history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life in the thrilling I SURVIVED series

In this collection, witness unforgettable kids who, against all odds, survived sinking ships, shark attacks, the most destructive hurricane to hit North America, and the bombing that launched the United States into World War II.

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Ancient Civilizations

13. Night of the Ninth Dragon (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)

by: Mary Pope OsborneSal Murdocca
Release date: Jul 26, 2016
Number of Pages: 144
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Magic Tree House is the #1 bestselling chapter book series! In their NEW adventure, Jack and Annie return to Camelot!
 
Please come to Camelot. When Jack and Annie receive a mysterious note inviting them to Camelot, they wonder what their mission is — and who has called for them! The magic tree house whisks them through time and space, where they find that the castle of Camelot has been attacked and King Arthur himself has been gravely wounded. 

To save the kingdom — and the king — Jack and Annie must solve a riddle, trick a band of robbers, and journey to the worlds of myth to find a missing dragon. And everything has to happen in less than one day! 

Mary Pope Osborne delivers another thrilling adventure where history, magic, humor, and danger all come together in the compelling Magic Tree House series lauded by parents and teachers as books that encourage reading.
 
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction

14. Pokémon Legendary Sticker Collection: Regional Pass

by: The Pokémon Company International
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
Number of Pages: 136
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Legendary Stickers from Six Regions of the Pokémon World!

More than 700 kinds of Pokémon can be found in the Pokémon Legendary Sticker Collection—including dozens of Legendary Pokémon as colorful, action-packed stickers!

From friendly little Pokémon like Bulbasaur, Charmander, and Squirtle to Pokémon that love to battle like Pikachu, Kyogre, and Rayquaza, you’ll find hundreds of different stickers featuring Pokémon old and new, complete with vital information about each of them. You’ll also discover Poké Ball stickers and much more!

To top it all off, this Legendary Sticker Collection includes some amazing oversize Legendary Pokémon stickers, so grab one today and get started!

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Children’s Books > Activities, Crafts & Games > Activity Books

15. Trolls: The Junior Novelization (DreamWorks Trolls)

by: Random HouseRandom House
Release date: Sep 27, 2016
Number of Pages: 144
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TROLLS hits theaters everywhere on November 4, 2016!

DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch.
Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known. Trolls: The Junior Novelization retells the whole exciting story and features eight pages of full-color scenes from the movie!

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

16. The Treasure of the Sea: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (Thea Stilton: Special Edition #5)

by: Thea Stilton
Release date: Sep 27, 2016
Number of Pages: 320
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Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters are needed to help Aquamarina, the magical land of the ocean! The enchanted Music of the Sea has stopped playing, and no one knows why. If it doesn’t return soon, the realm will perish!

The mouselets and their friend Will Mystery travel to the underwater world to find the magical music. On their mission, they swim through dangerous waters, encounter strange and fantastical creatures, and even reveal an ancient mystery. It’s a mousetastic aquatic adventure!

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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

17. I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived #11)

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Feb 24, 2015
Number of Pages: 112
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Could an entire city really burn to the ground?

Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode.

An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history?

Lauren Tarshis brings history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

18. The Adventures of Captain Underpants

by: Dav Pilkey
Release date: Sep 01, 1997
Number of Pages: 121
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The first book in Dav Pilkey’s mega-bestselling Captain Underpants series. Now with super-cool foil covers! Shiny! Fun!

George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school–and now they’re going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is so secret, even HE doesn’t know who he is!
Acclaimed author and Caldecott Honor illustrator Dav Pilkey provides young readers with the adventure of a lifetime in this outrageously funny, action-packed, easy-to-read chapter book. With hilarious pictures on every page, THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS is great for both beginning and chapter-book readers. And like Dav’s other best-selling books of humor, it is sure to provide even the most reluctant readers with hours of fun.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

19. Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)

by: Mary Pope OsborneSal Murdocca
Release date: May 24, 2016
Number of Pages: 144
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Next stop for the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series? The World Cup in Mexico City!
 
Goal! Jack and Annie have tickets to one of the most exciting soccer games ever—the 1970 World Cup! They are sure the famous soccer player Pelé will tell them a “secret of greatness.” The game is nonstop action and the stands are packed. But how will they find Pelé in a crowd of 100,000 soccer fans? Have they failed their mission? Or will the answer come when they least expect it?
 
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction

20. I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6)

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Jul 01, 2012
Number of Pages: 112
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On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series.

The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad’s best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas’s parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan.

So the next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It’s a bright, beautiful day in New York. But just as Lucas arrives at his uncle’s firehouse, everything changes — and nothing will ever be the same again.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Family Life > Parents

21. I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 (I Survived #13)

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Feb 23, 2016
Number of Pages: 112
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In May of 1937, the Hindenburg, a massive German airship, caught fire while attempting to land in New Jersey, killing 35 people. Lauren Tarshis’s latest thrilling addition to the New York Times bestselling I Survived series, will feature an 11-year-old boy in the middle of this historic disaster.
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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

22. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

by: Kate DiCamilloBagram Ibatoulline
Release date: Dec 08, 2015
Number of Pages: 240
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A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America’s beloved storyteller

Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely. And then, one day, he was lost. . . .
Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. Along the way, we are shown a miracle – that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.
Featuring black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Bagram Ibatoulline.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Emotions & Feelings

23. I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

by: Lauren TarshisScott Dawson
Release date: Jun 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 112
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The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this New York Times bestselling series!

Ten-year-old George Calder can’t believe his luck — he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George’s life changes forever.

Lauren Tarshis brings history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

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Children’s Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction

24. The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

by: Kate DiCamilloTimothy Basil Ering
Release date: Dec 08, 2015
Number of Pages: 272
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A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal–winning tale.

Welcome to the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. These three characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and, ultimately, into each other’s lives. What happens then? As Kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.
With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering.

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Children’s Books > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

25. Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot (Captain Underpants #12)

by: Dav PilkeyDav Pilkey
Release date: Aug 25, 2015
Number of Pages: 208
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There’s something rotten in the state of Ohio, and it’s smellier than a pile of putrid gym socks! Steer clear — it’s Sir Stinks-A-Lot!

George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all day — then they switch! But when their malicious gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, creates a method of mind-control that turns their fellow students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, the future of all humanity will be in their hands!

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

26. I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12)

by: Lauren Tarshis
Release date: Aug 25, 2015
Number of Pages: 112
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A destructive force is about to hit the city of Joplin…

Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes!  Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show that Dex and his older brother, Jeremy, watched every night until Jeremy joined the U.S. Navy SEALs and left Joplin.

Dex certainly knows how deadly tornadoes can be, but this one isn’t heading toward Joplin, and wouldn’t it be great to have a brave and exciting story of his own to tell Jeremy when he comes home? But when the tornado shifts direction, Dexter’s bravery is about to get seriously tested…

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Friendship, Social Skills & School Life > Friendship

27. Rescue on the Oregon Trail (Ranger in Time #1)

by: Kate MessnerKelley McMorris
Release date: Jan 06, 2015
Number of Pages: 144
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Meet Ranger! He’s a time-traveling golden retriever who has a nose for trouble . . . and always saves the day!

Ranger has been trained as a search-and-rescue dog, but can’t officially pass the test because he’s always getting distracted by squirrels during exercises. One day, he finds a mysterious first aid kit in the garden and is transported to the year 1850, where he meets a young boy named Sam Abbott. Sam’s family is migrating west on the Oregon Trail, and soon after Ranger arrives he helps the boy save his little sister. Ranger thinks his job is done, but the Oregon Trail can be dangerous, and the Abbotts need Ranger’s help more than they realize!

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Children’s Books > Animals > Dogs

28. The Hour of Magic (Geronimo Stilton and the Kingdom of Fantasy #8)

by: Geronimo Stilton
Release date: May 31, 2016
Number of Pages: 320
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I, Geronimo Stilton, was amazed to find myself called back to the Kingdom of Fantasy for another adventure. Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, needed my help — time itself was under threat!
Something evil was making the hands of the magical Tick Tock Timepiece spin faster and faster. It was causing Blossom to age at an alarming rate . . . and if she perished, so would the entire Kingdom of Fantasy! Holey cheese! It was up to me to restore time and harmony to the land. Could I do it before the clock reached its final hour?
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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

29. Official Guide (Yo-kai Watch)

by: Meredith Rusu
Release date: Jun 28, 2016
Number of Pages: 112
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This is it — your must-have guide to the fascinating world of Yo-kai! Meet Nate, the Yo-kai’s human companion, and discover the backstory on how he met his first Yo-kai, Whisper. Then learn all about the Yo-kai, their tribes, their adventures, and much, much more. It’s everything kids need to know to become true Yo-kai experts!
 
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Children’s Books > Action & Adventure

30. The Kingdom of Fantasy (Geronimo Stilton)

by: Geronimo Stilton
Release date: Dec 01, 2009
Number of Pages: 320
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Join Geronimo for his biggest, most fabumouse adventure yet! Dragons, mermaids, and much, much more await readers in this very special edition!

I knew from the start that it was no ordinary day, but I certainly didn’t expect to find a golden staircase in my attic. Up at the top, there was a door. And beyond the door was a world I never could have imagined — the Kingdom of Fantasy!

Along with my guide, a frog named Scribblehopper, I set off on an incredible adventure to save the Queen of the Fairies. But along the way, I had to face giant scorpions, witches, sea serpents, pixies, and dozens of other creatures that I had only ever heard stories about. Holey cheese, what a journey! Could I save the Queen . . . and my own tail?

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Children’s Books > Animals > Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs & Squirrels

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