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Jess Butterworth

  • 5 stars across 11 books
Jess spent her childhood between the UK and India, and grew up hearing stories about the Himalayas from her grandmother. She's lived in India and even met with the Dalai Lama. She studied creative writing at Bath Spa and now lives between Louisiana and the UK.

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5th April 2018

When the Mountains Roared

A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wil... MoreWhen the Mountains Roared

(23 reviews) Review
1st June 2017

Running on the Roof of the World

Join 12-year-old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure, survival and hope, set in the vivid Himalayan lan... MoreRunning on the Roof of the World

(21 reviews) Review
4th April 2019

Swimming Against the Storm

An adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environment, perfe... MoreSwimming Against the Storm

(17 reviews) Review
8th July 2021

The Adventure Club: Red Panda Rescue: Book 1

Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club this summer!A brand new illustrated series fo... MoreThe Adventure Club: Red Panda Rescue: Book 1

(16 reviews) Review
20th January 2022

The Adventure Club: Tiger in Trouble: Book 2

Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club! A brand new illustrated series for younger r... MoreThe Adventure Club: Tiger in Trouble: Book 2

(15 reviews) Review
15th April 2021

Into the Volcano

From Jess Butterworth comes another beautifully written adventure set on top of a super volcano, about coming to terms w... MoreInto the Volcano

(14 reviews) Review
7th July 2022

The Adventure Club: Polar Bear Patrol: Book 3

Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club! A new illustrated series for younger readers... MoreThe Adventure Club: Polar Bear Patrol: Book 3

(13 reviews) Review
13th April 2023

Lost on Gibbon Island

The Last Bear meets The Life of Pi in this adventure-filled survival story set on a lush Cambodian island! Meet 12-year-... MoreLost on Gibbon Island

(12 reviews) Review
2nd April 2020

Where the Wilderness Lives

An epic race for survival that follows four children and their dog through treacherous waterways, dense forests and the ... MoreWhere the Wilderness Lives

(6 reviews) Review
16th March 2023

The Adventure Club: The Orphan Orangutan: Book 4

Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club! A new illustrated series for younger readers... MoreThe Adventure Club: The Orphan Orangutan: Book 4

(1 review) Review
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