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Books with Adventure

Books with Adventure

Nothing speaks to the heart of man like a good tale of adventure. Whether in the form of a bedtime story read to young boys or a nail biting page turner that keeps you up at night, the adventure story is one genre of literature that stays with you for a lifetime. The very mention of such novels brings to mind images of buried treasure, hidden deep in the jungle of a deserted island, protected by dastardly pirates and the local cannibal population …


Adventure Classics books

Adventure Classics books

I wrote Far Rockaway in part because I could not get my two children to plough through what they saw as the thick shell of heavy, antiquated prose encasing Treasure Island and Kidnapped to get to the stories within. The good news is that fine Story will always out, one way or another: that supposedly impenetrable prose really worked for them when read aloud, and they listened happily to the audiobooks on two long journeys to the Outer Hebrides. Heresy …


Adventurous books to read

Adventurous books to read

National Geographic have compiled a list of the 100 best adventure books of all time. I blogged about this ages ago, but just re-discovered it and thought it worth another airing. It seemed a perfect excuse to ask about people’s own personal favourite adventure/travel/expedition books. I am always looking for new, quality books to read and learn from, so please do post a comment or drop me an email with your own opinions. The National Geographic list …

Kids Adventure Books

Kids Adventure Books

Cooper Kids Adventures, Volumes 1-8 5 5 9 9 best kids series Ive ever read. I m 29, I read them as a kid, and just bought them for my four kids. Their hooked October 27, 2010 Awesome I have read The Door in the Dragons Throat; Escape From the Island of Aquarias; The Tombs of Anak; Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea, and just finisher the Desert Stone. 1 stars. May 2, 2010 Awesome books that every kid should totally read! Even though I m 15 these are …

Fantasy Adventure Books

Fantasy Adventure Books

Depending on the interests of the reader you wish to give a book to, I would recommend my own book, Escape to Destiny, a young adult sci/fi fantasy adventure released in April 2008. Escape to Destiny is the first book in a series that my writing partner and I are putting out. The next volume, The Horicon Experience, will be out in late summer, but I don t have a release date yet. Publishers can be a little slow Our books make up the Galactic Axia …

Adventure Picture Books

Adventure Picture Books

The best adventure picture books are ones that enthrall your child in a story. An adventure story usually involves excitement, danger, or both. An adventure book s premise might also document the main character s exploits, or journey from various points in his/her life or places in his/her life. Appeal of Picture Adventure Books Picture books that depict the character s crazy schemes, situations and mishaps are appealing books to children ages 4-8 …

True Adventures Books

True Adventures Books

Synopsis Think you don’t know Vic Armstrong? Wrong! You’ve seen his work in countless films. He’s been stunt double for James Bond, Indiana Jones and Superman, and he’s directed action scenes for 3 Bond movies, Mission Impossible 3, I Am Legend and the upcoming Thor, to name but a few.He’s got a lot of amazing stories to tell, and they’re all here in this acclaimed memoir, now updated to cover Vic’s work on The Amazing Spider-Man! Product Details …

Christian Adventure Books

Christian Adventure Books

Browse Christian book reviews in the adventure fiction genre from readers, contributors, book reviewers, and your Guide to Christianity, offering a critique of each title from a Christian perspective. Reader Review: The Snowflake by Jamie Carie This story of struggle can reach the hearts that yearn for a different life. Those who feel trapped, alone and forgotten can see hope anew and gain courage from this tale. Book Review: Wind River by Tom Morrisey …

Books on Adventure

Books on Adventure

A list we had hoped our readers would enjoy turned out to be one of our most popular features. You asked for it—repeatedly—now you got it: the 100 best in all their glory. Plus: Help us update this list by posting a comment nominating your favorite new adventure books. Text by Anthony Brandt Illustration by Jack Unruh What are the essential ingredients in a great adventure story? The Latin root of the word, oddly enough, means an arrival,but adventure …

Adventure Series Books

Adventure Series Books

Born in 1897 in South London, Enid Mary Blyton was the eldest of three children, and showed an early interest in music and reading. She was educated at St. Christopher s School, Beckenham, and - having decided not to pursue her music - at Ipswich High School, where she trained as a kindergarten teacher. She taught for five years before her 1924 marriage to editor Hugh Pollock, with whom she had two daughters. This marriage ended in divorce, and Blyton …