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Grymon the Biting Horror

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 Dark Wizard Malvel is using ancient magic to summon four Beasts from the Netherworld! First, Tom and Elenna must tackle Grymon, a Beast that can claw its way through solid earth...There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Grymon the Biting Horror; Skrar the Night Scavenger; Tarantix the Bone Spider and Lypida the Shadow Fiend

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Skrar the Stone Crawler

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Tarantix the Bone Spider

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Lypida the Shadow Fiend

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Verak the Storm King

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!Don't miss this new bumper special edition of the bestselling series, in which our heroes return to the realm of Gwildor to battle an old enemy and a terrifying new sea Beast - Verak the Storm King!Have you read any other Beast Quest books? Grymon the Biting Horror is a great place to find more adventures!

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Lair of the Fire Lizard

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade!Ordinary kids with extraordinary powers gather in a secret school to be trained to fight the forces of darkness.Hero Academy teacher Ms Steel is missing and Jack, Ruby and Danny are determined to find her. Their quest takes them to an underground swamp: the lair of the dreaded Tartania!

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Battle for the Shadow Sword

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Attack of the Bat Army

Adam Blade
Authors:
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.There's a new evil escaping from the dark realm of Noxx. Jack and Team Hero must harness their special powers to stop the bat army from destroying the world. Team Hero needs you! Join Jack and battle the forces of darkness ...There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Battle for the Shadow Sword; Attack of the Bat Army; Reptile Reawakened; and The Skeleton WarriorAnd don't forget Adam Blade's other series: Beast Quet and Sea Quest

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Reptile Reawakened

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

X-Men meets Beast Quest at the school for superheroes! An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade!Hero Academy is being evacuated - the next phaseof your training will take place in the city. But stay vigilant: one of yourfellow students is not to be trusted. Anyone could be the secret agent of enemy forces from Noxx ...

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The Skeleton Warrior

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

X-Men meets Beast Quest at the school for superheroes! An epic new adventure series from bestselling author Adam Blade!Students of Hero Academy: get ready! The Noxxian invasion is about to begin! And with your fellow classmate Danny a captive in the underground land of Noxx, it's time to take the fight to General Gore himself ...

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Magror, Ogre of the Swamps

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The latest book in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls!Long before Tom has the title, his father Taladon is squire to the Master of the Beasts in Avantia. And when Evil Wizard Malvel opens a portal to Gorgonia, it is up to young Taladon to stop the kingdom from falling into wicked hands...

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Kama the Faceless Beast

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom's most dangerous Quest ever is heading towards an explosive climax! He must confront Kama the Faceless Beast, an old foe of his father's. Will Tom prevail?

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Lustor the Acid Dart

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Something horrible lurks in the Yellow Marshes! Malvel has created Lustor the Acid Dart to fight Tom. This giant Beast can shoot acid - and his aim is fixed on Tom! Is our hero fast enough to win?

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Tecton the Armoured Giant

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Malvel has created another ferocious Beast for Tom to battle! Tecton is a massive creature that even Tom might find hard to defeat. Luckily Tom's father, Taladon, is here to help. Will Tom and Taladon prevail, or will it end in tragedy?

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Tarrok the Blood Spike

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Something terrible is hiding under the sands of the desert! Tarrok the Blood Spike is waiting for the hero Tom and his companion Elenna, so he can unleash his fury on them! Will Tom survive?

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Serpio the Slithering Shadow

Adam Blade
Authors:
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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Skolo the Bladed Monster

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Ferrok the Iron Soldier

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom must face an old enemy, and a brand new Beast! Ferrok the Iron Soldier has risen from the ground, and is marching to conquer Avantia with his army of slave-warriors. Can Tom defy the odds and win the battle?

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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade