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Books > Children's Fiction & Fun > Adventure Stories

The Tower of Nero (Hardcover): Rick Riordan The Tower of Nero (Hardcover)
Rick Riordan
R761 R690 Discovery Miles 6 900 Save R71 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
More Adventures in Moominvalley (Hardcover): Amanda Li More Adventures in Moominvalley (Hardcover)
Amanda Li
R374 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R54 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Moomin family and their friends are back in More Adventures in Moominvalley, a collection of warm and charming stories based on the award-winning 3D animation. Go on a journey to Moominvalley - a beautiful and peaceful place where everyone is kind and caring - and join Moomintroll, his parents Moominmamma and Moominpappa, and their friends Snufkin, Little My, Snorkmaiden and more on their exciting adventures. Capturing the wit and whimsy of Tove Jansson's classic tales, the nine stories in this collection follow the goings-on in Moominvalley as Moomintroll wakes up in deep midwinter and meets his mysterious Ancestor, Moomintroll and Snorkmaiden are haunted by a not-so-spooky ghost, the friends undertake a perilous expedition to an erupting volcano, and a very special Invisible Guest comes to stay. Packed full of exciting and eccentric twists and turns and featuring all of Tove Jansson's most beloved characters, this beautiful collection is sure to be treasured by Moomins fans old and new.

Stories voor droomland (Oudioboek): Vol. 1 - CD 1 (Afrikaans, CD): Lochner De Kock Stories voor droomland (Oudioboek): Vol. 1 - CD 1 (Afrikaans, CD)
Lochner De Kock; Illustrated by Francois Ruyer
R86 Discovery Miles 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Weet jy wie almal in Droomland bly? ín Reus wat nie soos ander reuse is nie, ín verwaande kat wat te lui is om te spin, ín haan wat nie wou kraai nie en Andries Olifant wat nie in ín winkel kan werk nie Ö Ontmoet al hierdie karaktertjies en nog vele meer! Deel in hulle avonture en ontdek die wonderwereld van stories Ö Stories op die CD: Rooikam; Die reus wat nie ín reus wou wees nie; Waarom die tongvis plat is; Pompom maak sy dierevriendjies gesond; Die ou vroutjie en Myro, die kat; Jakkals volg ín spoor; Pikkie Pikkewyn; Die sandglas van Vader Tyd; Die pers drakie.

Brand (Afrikaans, Paperback): Fanie Viljoen Brand (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Fanie Viljoen
R195 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R27 (14%) In stock

'n Storie oor obsessies. Arian en Estie is in Graad 11 in dieselfde skool. Na hulle op sosiale media vriende word, begin Estie vir Arian stalk: Aanlyn, en later ook in die werklikheid. Eers is hy vir haar net nog 'n misterieuse vreemdeling, maar soos wat sy hom dophou openbaar hy, onwetend, sy diepste geheime aan haar.

Maar Estie het geheime van haar eie, wat sy ten alle koste verberg, selfs toe sy en Arian later vriende word: Geheime wat haar haar enigste vriend kan kos.

Die Uile in Die Wildtuin (Afrikaans, Paperback): Cor Dirks Die Uile in Die Wildtuin (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Cor Dirks
R139 Discovery Miles 1 390 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

n Bosveld- en wildtuinvakansie hou vir die Uile onverwagte avonture in... Philip, Hennie, Berrie, Vaatjie en Jorsie, die vyf vriende bekend as die Uile, reken die grootste vakansieavonture wag vir hulle op 'n bosveldplaas. Toe Philip, die Groot Uil, 'n luiperd uit 'n boom plattrek, dink hulle die vakansie kan nou net rustiger raak. Maar toe besluit die vyf om Krugerwildtuin toe te gaan. En daar skuil groter uitdagings, want Josie kom per ongeluk op die spoor van drie uitgeslape skelms vir wie die sukses van hulle smokkelstreke belangriker lyk as die lewe van vyf jong seuns.

Speurhond Willem In AustraliŽ (Afrikaans, Paperback): Elizabeth Wasserman Speurhond Willem In AustraliŽ (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Elizabeth Wasserman
R170 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R24 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Willem is weg! Adriaan doen speurwerk en vind uit dat Sherlock, Willem se seun, as snuffelhond in AustraliŽ werk. Maar daar word berig dat Sherlock daarvan verdink word dat hy kop in een mus is met 'n berugte smokkelbende. Adriaan weet dat Willem hom beslis nÍrens anders as in AustraliŽ bevind nie - besig met sy eie snuffelwerk om sy seun se naam in ere te herstel. Adriaan en Willem se eerste avontuur doer onder is vol aksie. Boonop maak 'n paar ou bekendes hulle verskyning . . .† †

This Lie Will Kill You (Paperback): Chelsea Pitcher This Lie Will Kill You (Paperback)
Chelsea Pitcher 2
R213 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R62 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tell the truth. Or face the consequences.

Pretty Little Liars meets Riverdale in this page-turning thriller.

One year ago, there was a party.

At the party, someone died.

Five teens all played a part and up until now, no one has told the truth.

But tonight, the five survivors arrive at an isolated mansion in the hills, expecting to compete in a contest with a $50,000 grand prize. Of course…some things are too good to be true. They were each so desperate for the prize, they didn’t question the odd, rather exclusive invitation until it was too late.

Instead, they realize they’ve been lured together by a person bent on revenge who wants to finally unravel the truth about what actually happened that deadly night, one year ago.

Five arrived, but not all can leave. Will the truth set them free?

Or will their lies destroy them all?

Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race (Paperback): Chris Grabenstein Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race (Paperback)
Chris Grabenstein
R145 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R29 (20%) In stock

On your marks. Get set. Lemon, cello, GO! Mr. Lemoncello has created the race of a lifetime, and Kyle's determined to win it! Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in the world" in the third action-packed, bestselling Lemoncello adventure from the much-loved coauthor of Max Einstein and I Funny! Everyone's favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new FACT-FINDING FRENZY game! Kyle and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race--by bicycle, bookmobile, and corporate banana jet!--to find facts about famous Americans. But when a few surprising "facts" surface about Mr. Lemoncello, it might be GO TO JAIL and LOSE A TURN all at once! Could Kyle's hero be a fraud? Filled with brand-new puzzles and games (including a hidden bonus puzzle!), this fast-paced read will have gamers and readers alike racing to the finish line. Like Mr. Lemoncello's commercials say, IS IT FUN? . . . HELLO! IT'S A LEMONCELLO! Don't miss extra content in the back of the book and look for the puzzle-packed sequels--Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game and Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket! * "A worthy successor to the original madman puzzle-master himself, Willy Wonka." --Booklist, starred review (Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library)

The Maple Murders (Riverdale, Book 3) (Paperback): Micol Ostow The Maple Murders (Riverdale, Book 3) (Paperback)
Micol Ostow 1
R212 R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Save R46 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This third original novel features a story not seen on the hit NETFLIX show! During the Riverdale Revels festival, Archie, Betty, Jughead and Veronica find out that the dark roots of the Town with Pep go even deeper than they could have imagined... Riverdale is clamouring with excitement over news that an old town tradition is suddenly being revived: the Riverdale Revels. The festival supposedly has a long history, dating back to the town's settlers' first successful maple tapping. But there's no record of the Revels anywhere. Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead think there must be more to the story. And when a skeleton is uncovered in a 75-year-old time capsule on the first night of the festival, they know they're right. But a dead body in a maple barrel isn't the only drama surrounding the Revels. The Royal Maple pageant (open to all Riverdale teens) is in full swing, but 'accidents' keep befalling the contestants, including the gang's friends. Someone is clearly trying to put an end to the Revels once and for all - but who? And more importantly, why? Can Archie and his friends put a stop to the sabotage before someone puts a stop to them?

Lost Fortunes - Libertalia: Book 1 (Paperback): Melina Lewis Lost Fortunes - Libertalia: Book 1 (Paperback)
Melina Lewis
R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mystery meets history in Libertalia: Lost Fortunes, Melina Lewis’ new YA fiction novel aimed at 11-15 year olds. Lobengula - the last ruling King of the Matabele - was fabled to have hidden an immense treasure of diamonds, gold and ivory, which was never found by the invading colonialists. It is against the historical backdrop of this ancient African legend that the mystery unfolds. Set in a private boarding school in the Eastern Cape in South Africa, the story is a melting pot of friendship, mystery and treasure, peppered with suspense, intrigue and African legend.

Best friends since they met at school, Karabo and Isla are grade 10 learners at Dayeton College, who are about to discover that the people they think they know, aren’t really what they seem.

Meet the cast: Karabo, focused on her academics and her hockey captain dreams is called upon by her ancestors to become a sangoma (which was not part of the plan!). But it is her intrigue with the arrival of mysterious, William, a new grade 12, which sees her unwittingly drawn into a plot. Isla Hepworth smart and sporty, with exacting standards is utterly taken with Mzi Khumalo Dayeton’s dream head boy who also happens to be a direct descendent of the great Matabele tribe of Zimbabwe. What appears to be a normal high school year reveals a cunning plan devised by William’s father, Edward English, whose ultimate goal is to settle this ancient debt, as final payment for the Matabele and British betrayal.

His plan: to recreate the free town of Libertalia and restore it to its former glory. From the inside of a smoke-filled sangoma hut, Karabo finds herself drawn into a plot that sees William and Mzi’s families pitted against each other. As she grapples with her new gift, Karabo discovers she is the only one who can connect to the spirit world, to uncover the key to the missing treasure. As Karabo and Isla navigate their way through school terms, holidays, exams and the end-of-year matric dance, ancient mysteries emerge and their friendship becomes more important than ever.

Libertalia will excite teens about history and legends long forgotten - ones not taught in the classroom. So, parents, brush up on your history! You’re going to be asked many questions about whether ‘this’ or ‘that’ is true or not. It’s time to turn off the screens and introduce your teens to intrigue and adventure... We believe they’ll thank you for it!

Goblin Quest (NE) (Paperback): Philip Reeve Goblin Quest (NE) (Paperback)
Philip Reeve 1
R190 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The third fantastically exciting novel set in a land of magic from the award-winning Philip Reeve. The heroes of GOBLINS & GOBLINS VS DWARVES continue their adventures outside the walls of Clovenstone castle. Awaiting Skarper and Henwyn are powerful dark forces that must be vanquished, monstrous creatures to be fought, and astonishing mysteries to be solved. They've fallen from the tower and battled the dwarves, now Skarper and his troop of hapless goblins must save the Westlands from a terrible fate: they're just not sure exactly what that terrible fate might be. Wannabe-hero Prince Rhind is trying to raise the long-lost land of Elvensea, unaware that it holds a terrible, dark power, and he's not going to let a bunch of goblins stop him from getting his glory. Chasing Rhind across land and sea, the goblins are off on the quest of their lives in this fantastically exciting and brilliantly funny final book in the GOBLINS series from the celebrated author of MORTAL ENGINES.

Die Draak-jagter (Afrikaans, Hardcover): Patricia Forde, Steve Simpson Die Draak-jagter (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
Patricia Forde, Steve Simpson
R86 Discovery Miles 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Magpie Society 1: One For Sorrow (Paperback): Amy McCulloch, Zoe Sugg The Magpie Society 1: One For Sorrow (Paperback)
Amy McCulloch, Zoe Sugg
R285 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R72 (25%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Illumen Hall is a boarding school of tradition and achievement. But tragedy strikes when the body of a girl, a student, is discovered - on her back is an elaborate tattoo of a magpie.

For new student Audrey, it is just another strange and unsettling thing about her new surroundings. And for her roommate Ivy, well, she's just annoyed she has to share with the new girl from America.

As an unlikely friendship develops, the two are drawn deeper into the mystery of this strange and terrible murder. They will discover that something dangerous is at the heart of their school.

Welcome to The Magpie Society.

Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (Paperback): Herge Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (Paperback)
Herge
R230 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R46 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Hergť’s classic comic book creation Tintin is one of the most iconic characters in children’s books. These highly collectible editions of the original 24 adventures will delight Tintin fans old and new. Perfect for lovers of graphic novels, mysteries and historical adventures.

The world’s most famous travelling reporter heads for Russia. Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow’s secret police . .

The Adventures of Tintin are among the best books for readers aged 8 and up.

Hergť (Georges Remi) was born in Brussels in 1907. Over the course of 54 years he completed over 20 titles in The Adventures of Tintin series, which is now considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, comics series of all time.

The Haunting Of Aveline Jones (Paperback): Phil Hickes The Haunting Of Aveline Jones (Paperback)
Phil Hickes; Illustrated by Keith Robinson 1
R180 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R36 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Aveline Jones loves reading ghost stories, so a dreary half-term becomes much more exciting when she discovers a spooky old book. Not only are the stories spine-tingling, but it once belonged to Primrose Penberthy, who vanished mysteriously, never to be seen again. Intrigued, Aveline decides to investigate Primrose's disappearance.

Now someone... or something, is stirring. And it is looking for Aveline.

Turn on your torches, and join Aveline Jones in her first charmingly spooky mystery, from debut author Phil Hickes.

Die Seerowers 1: Die Seerowers En Die Spookskip (Paperback): Jonny Duddle Die Seerowers 1: Die Seerowers En Die Spookskip (Paperback)
Jonny Duddle
R155 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R22 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

AHOOI DAAR, SKARMINKELS! Kom span die seile saam met Matilda, Basjan en die Van der Branders, en geniet hulle opwindende seeroweravonture.†Elke maand met volmaan verskyn daar ’n geheimsinnige skip aan die kus van †Grootgaapbaai en dan kom plunder seerowers die dorp. Kan Matilda en Basjan die gesteelde buit terugkry en die bose seerowers uitoorlÍ, of gaan hulle gevangenes aan boord van die spookskip bly . . .† Dalk vir ewig?

The Heart Forger (Paperback, New Edition): Rin Chupeco The Heart Forger (Paperback, New Edition)
Rin Chupeco
R210 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R42 (20%) In stock

In The Bone Witch, Tea mastered resurrection—now she's after revenge...

No one knows death like Tea. A bone witch who can resurrect the dead, she has the power to take life...and return it. And she is done with her self-imposed exile. Her heart is set on vengeance, and she now possesses all she needs to command the mighty daeva. With the help of these terrifying beasts, she can finally enact revenge against the royals who wronged her—and took the life of her one true love.

But there are those who plot against her, those who would use Tea's dark power for their own nefarious ends. Because you can't kill someone who can never die...

War is brewing among the kingdoms, and when dark magic is at play, no one is safe.

Thrilling and atmospheric, this bestselling series is perfect for readers looking for

  • teen fiction bestsellers
  • dark fantasy young adult series
  • stories with diverse representation and multicultural influences
  • original worldbuilding and captivating writing
  • books about witches
Drie Vreemde Kapers, Boek 6 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Gerrie Radloff Drie Vreemde Kapers, Boek 6 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Gerrie Radloff; Edited by Talita van Graan
R72 Discovery Miles 720 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Gerrie Radlof se gewilde Oloff die Seerowerreeks is oorspronklik tussen 1957 en 1961 uitgegee en het daarna reeds vier uitgawes beleef. Die verhale, wat in die 1740's afspeel aan die Kaap de Goede Hoop en die seewee daarom heen, is verwerk om aan te pas by die moderne taalgebruik en aan te sluit by die hedendaagse tiener, maar niks van die oorspronklike sjarme en spanning het in die verwerking verlore gegaan nie. Ook geskik as leesstof vir Afrikaans tweede taal vir ouer leerlinge.

Scarlet and Ivy 6: The Last Secret (Paperback): Sophie Cleverly Scarlet and Ivy 6: The Last Secret (Paperback)
Sophie Cleverly 1
R150 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R30 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Scarlet and Ivy are back at Rookwood school for what could be their final term…

The sixth and final book in the SCARLET AND IVY series is perfect for fans of MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE.

When Scarlet and Ivy return to school after the holidays, they quickly realise that the school is in danger. The twins will need to confront enemies from their past and their present if they are to have any chance of it surviving. Could the last secret at Rookwood be the one that brings it down? Or will Scarlet and Ivy be able to untangle the trails of clues and red herrings in time to save it?

Foul Is Fair (Paperback): Hannah Capin Foul Is Fair (Paperback)
Hannah Capin 1
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

"Fierce, vicious, and electric. If books had teeth, Foul Is Fair would have fangs." - Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of Last Girl Lied To

"An unapologetic feminist battle-cry that leaves you breathless and thirsting for vengeance." - Sonia Hartl, author of Have a Little Faith in Me

"Foul is Fair delivers the story of a girl who snatches control back from a world that stole it away, through whatever means necessary. - Sophie Gonzales, author of Only Mostly Devastated

In the morning I put on going-out makeup, and I go to Nailed It with a coffee so hot it burns my throat.

The old lady gives me new nails and looks at the bruises on my neck and the scratches across my face, but she doesn't say anything.

So I point at my hair, and I say, This color. You know what it's called?

She shakes her head: No.

I say, REVENGE.

Jade Khanjara and her three best friends rule their glittering LA circle. They decide how the party ends - every night but one. The night four boys spike Jade's drink, lock her in a room and brutally attack her. The night they try to ruin her.

But they chose the wrong girl. Certain that the boys will face no consequences, Jade and her friends take vengeance into their own hands. There's no mercy left: and now Jade won't rest until she gets bloody satisfaction . . .

An extraordinary voice-driven thriller with a heroine you'll never forget - perfect for fans of Killing Eve and One of Us Is Lying.

Electrigirl and the Invisible Thieves (Paperback): Jo Cotterill Electrigirl and the Invisible Thieves (Paperback)
Jo Cotterill; Illustrated by Cathy Brett 1
R125 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R9 (7%) In stock

Part book. Part comic. One electrifying superhero adventure! Holly Sparkes returns to Blue Haven after her summer holiday to find some strange goings on. Weird green slime is oozing out of the ground, there's been a spate of mysterious robberies, and worst of all she's losing control of her electrifying super-powers. If she could only stop blowing things up, she might just be able to save the day . . . again! A great read for both boys and girls, with fast paced and exciting plots, this is perfect for comic book and superhero fans.

Camp Cretaceous, Volume One: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous) (Hardcover): Steve Behling Camp Cretaceous, Volume One: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous) (Hardcover)
Steve Behling
R229 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R36 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Mr. Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets (Paperback): Alex T. Smith Mr. Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets (Paperback)
Alex T. Smith; Illustrated by Alex T. Smith
R268 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R32 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Infamous Frankie Lorde 1 - Stealing Greenwich (Hardcover): Brittany Geragotelis The Infamous Frankie Lorde 1 - Stealing Greenwich (Hardcover)
Brittany Geragotelis
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
My Secret Lies With You (Paperback): Faye Bird My Secret Lies With You (Paperback)
Faye Bird 1
R205 R164 Discovery Miles 1 640 Save R41 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Three close friends… Two unforgettable summers… One girl’s deepest secret…

Alys appeared last summer, and then she vanished without a trace.

Ifan fell in love with her.

Hannah hated her.

And Marko regrets what they did.

This summer Cait is new in town, and a girl has been reported missing. Cait needs to uncover the truth. What happened last summer? And who is Alys?

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