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The Night Thief

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

X-Men meets Beast Quest at the school for superheroes! An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade - with amazing comic-book style illustrations. JACK, DANNY AND RUBY TO THE RESCUE! TEAM HERO JOIN A CRIME-BUSTING UNIT WHEN AN ANCIENT ARTIFACT IS STOLEN FROM A MUSEUM. BUT THE THIEF IS MORE SLIPPERY THAN THEY REALISE...There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Book 1: The Secret Jungle, Book 2: Ninja Strike, Book 3: The Night Thief, Book 4: An Army AwakensAnd don't forget Adam Blade's other series: Beast Quest and Sea Quest

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An Army Awakens

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

X-Men meets Beast Quest at the school for superheroes! An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade - with amazing comic-book style illustrations. TEAM HERO VS THE AGENT! IT IS TIME FOR JACK, RUBY AND DANNY TO FACE THE DREADED AGENT. CAN THEY RESTORE THE SHARDS OF ETHER BEFORE THEY ARE USED FOR UNSPEAKABLE EVIL?There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Book 1: The Secret Jungle, Book 2: Ninja Strike, Book 3: The Night Thief, Book 4: An Army AwakensAnd don't forget Adam Blade's other series: Beast Quest and Sea Quest

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Ospira the Savage Sorceress

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Android Attack

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Menox the Sabre-Toothed Terror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!Tom and Elenna's pirate enemy, Ria, is back - and she has a deadly new plan to take over the kingdom of Makai. Join our heroes as they battle Ria's Beast Menox, a monster with a tooth like a sword!There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Menox the Sabre-toothed Terror; Larnak the Swarming Menace; Jurog, Hammer of the Jungle and Nersepha the Cursed Siren

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Larnak the Swarming Menace

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Jurog, Hammer of the Jungle

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Nersepha the Cursed Siren

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!The young pirate Ria has enchanted a series of ancient Beasts. Tom and Elenna must stop her before she seizes power over Makai for ever - but how can they fight Nersepha, a monstrous mermaid? There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Menox the Sabre-toothed Terror; Larnak the Swarming Menace; Jurog, Hammer of the Jungle and Nersepha the Cursed Siren

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Blaze the Ice Dragon

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Zepha the Monster Squid

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The Evil Wizard Malvel has stolen the magical suit of golden armour and scattered it throughout Avantia. Tom vows to find the pieces - but they are guarded by six terrifying new Beasts! Will Tom survive an underwater battle with Zepha the Monster Squid and collect the first piece of armour?Don't missCLAW THE GIANT MONKEY, SOLTRA THE STONE CHARMER, VIPERO THE SNAKE MAN, ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS, TRILLION THE THREE-HEADED LION

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Soltra the Stone Charmer

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom's quest to collect the golden armour takes him to his home village, which is being terrorised by Soltra the Stone Charmer. Can he defeat the fearsome Beast and free the frightened villagers? Or will he join her victims and be turned to stone himself?DON'T MISS ZEPHA THE MONSTER SQUID, CLAW THE GIANT MONKEY, VIPERO THE SNAKE MAN, ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS AND TRILLION THE THREE-HEADED LION

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Trema the Earth Lord

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Arax the Soul Stealer

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Arax the Soul Stealer has snatched away good Wizard Aduro's spirit, leaving the kingdom exposed to the evil of Wizard Malvel. To save Aduro, Tom tracks Arax to his cave - but the terrible Beast wants Tom's soul, too...Don't missNIXA THE DEATH-BRINGER - EQUINUS THE SPIRIT HORSE - RASHOUK THE CAVE TROLL - LUNA THE MOON WOLF - BLAZE THE ICE DRAGON - STEALTH THE GHOST PANTHER

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Elko Lord of the Sea

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

A new evil enemy and dangerous realm await Tom on his new Beast Quest.Elko Lord of the Sea has risen from the waves to wreak havoc. Can Tom overcome this deadly peril?

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Torgor the Minotaur

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Skor the Winged Stallion

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Claw the Giant Monkey

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Avantia is under threat from an evil wizard. To save the kingdom, Tom must defeat six terrifying Beasts and collect the pieces of magical golden armour. Join Tom as he journeys into the Dark Jungle to do battle with Claw the Giant Monkey...Don't missZEPHA THE MONSTER SQUID - SOLTRA THE STONE CHARMER - VIPERO THE SNAKE MAN - ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS - TRILLION THE THREE-HEADED LION

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Vipero the Snake Man

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The evil wizard Malvel has stolen the golden armour and a fearsome new Beast guards each piece of it. To defeat Malvel and save the kingdom, Tom needs to collect all the pieces. Join Tom as he journeys into the deadly heat of the desert, where he must do battle with Vipero the Snake Man...Don't miss: ZEPHA THE MONSTER SQUID, CLAW THE GIANT MONKEY, SOLTRA THE STONE CHARMER, ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS, TRILLION THE THREE-HEADED LION

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Trillion the Three-Headed Lion

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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First Hero

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tanner, a young boy living in the land of Avantia, has been chosen by a magnificent Beast - the young phoenix Firepos - to be her rider. It is their destiny to seek three other Beasts, and their Chosen Riders - for they have an epic task to undertake. Together they must do battle with the cruel warlord Derthsin and his terrible armies of destruction...