Tag Archives : Adventure

Epic Fantasy Adventure


The book I am profiling today was an omission in my kid lit arsenal.  It was one of those stories that I knew I should read, but there was always a book in front of it that seemed more compelling.  Well, as I was cataloging my recently completed stories, I realized that I had a hole in the fantasy/adventure genre,…

Spies and Adventure for Kids


Today I am revisiting a series that if full of spies and adventure for kids.  This is a series that will have a new book coming out in October, Spy Ski School, and even though my son is a little old  for these books, he will devour it anyway.  A good book is a good book! Don’t forget to Follow…

Fantasy and Adventure Series for Kids


It is always nice to remind you about fantasy and adventure series for kids that have been out a while but that still pack a punch.  The Rangers Apprentice is one such series.  I reviewed this back in 2013, but it remains a great read for kids and with twelve books in the series well, lets just say you can sit…

Book That Will Have Kids on the Edge of their Seat


Today I have a book that will have kids on the edge of their seat.  It is an exciting, heart pounding ride to see if our main character Peak will be the youngest climber to scale Mount Everest.  I promise that the ending is both satisfying and surprising!  While not the real life adventure profiled in the wonderful non fiction book…

Exciting Non Fiction Book for Kids


The book I am profiling today is an exciting non fiction book for kids.  It shows them that real life adventures can be as compelling as any story you can make up.  The message in the book is about following your dreams and creating challenges that motivate you to be and do better, a lesson that can never be shared too many…

A Sweet Read for Kids


When I found out that one of my favorite books was about to have a sequel published, well that made the book I was going to highlight for Flashback Friday an easy pick!  Make sure you get The Candymakers into the hands of your kids.  It is full of fun, mystery, action and candy!  I really can’t give you a…

Stuart Gibbs Delivers Exciting Books for Kids


It’s Friday, the day when I pull a book out the archives to share with you.  Today I am taking a look at one of my favorite authors, Stuart Gibbs. So why do I love this guy’s work so much?  Well, you can’t get out of the first chapter of any of his books without an edge your seat chase…

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Continues to be a Fun Read for Kids


It’s Friday, so I get to pull a fun book out the archives to remind you that these stories that I wrote about just a few years back are still fabulous books to hand your kids.  The best part is that if it is a series, more books are out so you can keep the love going. Both my younger…

A Tale Dark & Grimm for Kids


Fridays have become my chance to pull great books out the archives that you may have missed when I first posted them.  Today I am revisiting a series that roots itself in the Grimm fairytales.  It eschews the softer and more palatable stories of today in favor of the cruel, more difficult stories which were perhaps more reminiscent of the…

Mystery and Adventure for Kids


Today I have a book full unusual curiosities and oddities with a wonderful mystery attached.  For kids who like a good whodunit, with a lot of action and characters who have unusual talents, this is the book to give them. Don’t forget to Follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and by email so that you don’t miss a…