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Android Attack

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!Ordinary kids with extraordinary powers gather in a secret school to be trained to fight the forces of darkness.Jack, Danny and Ruby are training for battle with some high-powered fighting robots. But when their opponents go rogue, they soon realise a far deadlier enemy is afoot...!

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Verak the Storm King

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Spikefin the Water King

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Malvel has created another deadly Beast to stop Tom from saving the realm of Seraph! Spikefin is a vicious sea creature who drags his victims to a watery grave. Is this the end for Tom and his perilous Quest?

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Thoron the Living Storm

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna have tracked Emperor Jeng and the Evil Witch Kensa as they search for the second weather-controlling crystal. But Thoron the Walking Storm is unlike any Beast they've faced before...There are four thrilling adventures to collect in this brand new series of BEAST QUEST by Adam Blade - don't miss out!

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Kronus the Clawed Menace

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

The stench of death drifts over Avantia - Sanpao the Pirate King has summoned a giant vulture-Beast to destroy Tom before he finds the Tree of Being. If Tom fails, Freya and Silver will be trapped in Tavania for ever...Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEKORON JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

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Hellion the Fiery Foe

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and his companions face a new challenge in the mysterious land of Tavania. Raging forest fires are destroying all in their path. Tom knows a Beast is to blame, but can he defeat Hellion, a creature made entirely of flames, and escape with his life...?Don't miss CONVOL THE COLD-BLOODED BRUTEKRESTOR THE CRUSHING TERROR MADARA THE MIDNIGHT WARRIORELLIK THE LIGHTNING HORRORCARNIVORA THE WINGED SCAVENGER

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Mortaxe the Skeleton Warrior

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Mortaxe the Skeleton Warrior has risen from the grave! He controls Avantia's six Good Beasts with dark magic, forcing them to fight Tom in a gladiatorial battle. Tom and his companions are about to face the most terrifying Quest of their lives...Beast Quest Early Readers, adapted from the original bestselling Beast Quest Specials, are perfect for children learning to read and for families to enjoy reading together. The text is vetted by a literacy expert and there are bright new full-colour illustrations throughout.Look out for Beast Quest Early Reader 6: Ravira, Ruler of the Underworld in September!

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A to Z of Beasts

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

This full-colour book is packed with details, statistics and information about all the amazing Beasts from the bestselling series - over 100 Beasts, from A to Z! Amazing value and the perfect gift for any Beast Quest fan, as well as a great introduction to the series for new readers.

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Sepron the Sea Serpent

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Avantia is under threat from its magical Beasts, which have been enchanted by an evil wizard. To save his land and his people, Tom must battle Sepron the Sea Serpent in the depths of the ocean - will he succeed?Don't miss FERNO THE FIRE DRAGON - ARCTA THE MOUNTAIN GIANT - NANOOK THE SNOW MONSTER - TAGUS THE HORSE-MAN - EPOS THE FLAME BIRD

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Sythid the Spider Crab

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A precious Merryn treasure map has been stolen, and it becomes clear that the dreaded pirate Red Eye is involved. But who is Red Eye, and what will happen if he finds all four treasures? Max and Lia must stop him!The first thrilling adventure in Sea Quest Series 5: The Chaos Quadrant. Look out for Brux the Tusked Terror, Venor the Sea Scorpion and Monoth the Spiked Destroyer!

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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

New Beasts have been created in Avantia - twin dragons Vedra and Krimon. But the Wizard Malvel plans to capture them, so Tom must take the dragons into hiding. Can Tom save the twin Beasts from the wizard's evil spell?Beast Quest Early Readers are perfect for children learning to read and for families to enjoy together, with text vetted by a literacy expert and bright new colour illustrations.Look out for another Beast Quest Early Reader soon: Kragos and Kildor the Two-headed Demon!

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Master Your Destiny: The Dagger of Doom

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A new Beast has risen from the Underworld! Ravira reeks of death and commands a pack of fearsome Avantian Hounds. Tom must defeat Ravira before Taladon succumbs to the hounds' deadly bite, and is enslaved forever...Don't miss Beast Quest series 8: The Pirate King BALISK THE WATER SNAKE KORON, JAWS OF DEATH HECTON THE BODY SNATCHER TORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGON KRONUS THE CLAWED MENACE BLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

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Mortaxe the Skeleton Warrior

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Master Your Destiny: The Dark Cauldron

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome. Meet old favourites Ferno and Sepron, and do battle with two new and terrifying Beasts: Aldroim - a huge shape-shifting Beast, and Cornix - a crow-like skeletal Beast who lures victims to their deaths!

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Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Evil Wizard Malvel has conjured up Creta, a terrifying creature that can unleash thousands of vicious insects from its colossal body!? Tom must find a way to defeat Creta before the Beast destroys both him and Avantia...

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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A ferocious Two-Headed Demon has stolen Avantia's most precious treasure: the Cup of Life. Tom must get it back, or the kingdom will be destroyed by evil Wizard Malvel. But unknown to Tom, Kragos and Kildor have a deadly secret power that puts him in terrible danger...

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Arax the Soul Stealer

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade