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The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Series for Kids

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Choose-your-own-adventure books are something that many of us can remember from our own childhoods. Kids love having a say in the ending of a book and being able to read the same story in multiple different ways.

Also known as pick your path or you choose books, these interactive reads are particularly popular with reluctant readers and gaming fans. If your kids love solving mysteries and cracking puzzles, these books are a great way to get them off a screen and into a book. 

Check out our top 10 best choose your own adventure books for all ages.


Toppsta
2021-12-21
The Best Choose Your Own Adventure Series for Kids
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Solve Your Own Mystery: The Monster Maker

One puzzling mystery. Several slippery suspects. Endless possibilities!
Welcome to Haventry, a town where the ordinary and extraordinary collide! With ghosts, werewolves and zombies living side by side, trouble is always brewing. And when a fiendish crime is committed, YOU are the detective in charge of the case.
Dr Franklefink's precious Monster Maker has gone missing and there are lots of suspects! Along with your yeti partner, it's up to YOU to find the culprit. Should you trail Bramwell Stoker, the terrifying vampire, or Grundle and Grinola, the mischievous goblin twins? Should you follow up a lead about the cunning witches? Or will investigating the doctor's monstrous son Monty lead you to the thief? YOU decide!
With hundreds of paths to choose from and no dead ends, you'll solve the mystery every time!
A fantastically imaginative detective story for readers looking for an interactive adventure.

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Shadow Chaser

This magically illustrated gamebook plunges you into a story with a difference - one where the hero is YOU. Woken one night by a bang at the door, you creep to the window and see five hooded strangers below. The leader looks up and beckons you down. What do you do? Open the door, play for time, or escape through the window out back? The choice is yours... From this point onwards you are in control of an epic adventure, and your survival depends upon the decisions you make. Who to fight? Who to trust? In a book where nothing is as it seems, even the pictures hold secrets that must be unlocked. But as you race across land, sea and sky, one thing becomes clear: it's not just your fate that hangs in the balance - it's the fate of the entire kingdom. Bringing together a sweeping story, beautifully illustrated picture puzzles and an exciting combat system, this is an adventure that will have you gripped from beginning to end.

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The Mansion of Mazes (Maths Quest)

The Mansion of Mazes has been burgled and you have been asked to solve the mystery. If you fail, the villains will escape for good! A mathematical mystery of shapes, spaces and measures, will you survive until the end? Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your maths skills to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become a maths whizz at the same time! Discover an exhilarating world of learning by solving a series of mathematical problems. Finding the answers will enable readers to advance through an exciting adventure story. Brand-new series combines maths and literacy skills. Thrilling stories, with highly detailed illustrations, make learning maths fun. Focuses on core areas of mathematical learning. Easy-to-use flexibound format.

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Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny: A Han & Chewie Adventure

Choose Your Destiny in this exciting, interactive Star Wars adventure. With twenty possible outcomes, children aged 7 and up will return to this book again and again!

Jump inside the Millennium Falcon and help Han and Chewie as they journey across the galaxy on a simple smuggling job. But nothing is ever simple with Han Solo, and when things go wrong, Han pretends to be Jabba the Hutt to save himself, Chewie, and the Millennium Falcon . And that's when things go from bad to worse!

With over twenty possible outcomes, readers will have to think like a true smuggler to keep Han and Chewie safe from Imperial TIE fighters, Mandalorian mercenaries, and so much more! With so many different story paths, the adventures never end!

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You Choose

Imagine you could go anywhere, with anyone and do anything. Where would you live? Where would you sleep? Who would be your friends? What games would you play? Go on ...you choose! With the help of detailed illustrations, this title looks at a whole range of scenarios where choosing is made fun.

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Case Closed #1: Mystery in the Mansion

Pick-your-own-path and puzzle-packed mystery collide in the first book in Lauren Magaziner's hilarious and high-stakes four-book middle grade series in which the reader must help Carlos and his friends put together the clues to save his mom's detective agency.

In this wildly entertaining and interactive adventure, YOU pick which suspects to interview, which questions to ask, and which clues to follow. You pick the path-you crack the case!

Carlos Serrano has never solved a mystery in his life. But when Carlos's mom gets sick with a flu on the morning of an investigation that could save her failing detective agency, Carlos takes on the case.

With the help of his best friend, Eliza, and her wild little brother, Frank, Carlos must uncover a mystery involving an eccentric local millionaire, anonymous death threats, and a buried treasure. But with tricky riddles, cagey suspects, hidden secrets, and dozens of impossible choices, they need your help!

Can you help Carlos and his friends find the culprit and save Las Pistas Detective Agency? Or will it be case closed?

Middle grade readers will enjoy all four books in this favorite series: Mystery in the Mansion (#1), Stolen from the Studio (#2), Haunting at the Hotel (#3), and Danger on the Dig (#4)!

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Escape from a Video Game: The Secret of Phantom Island

Young gamers control the action in this interactive new series from the bestselling author of Trapped in a Video Game . With more than 30 endings and an unlockable bonus adventure, The Secret of Phantom Island promises hours of screen-free fun.

Cooper Hawke and the Secret of Phantom Island is the greatest video game nobody has ever played. The treasure-hunting adventure was supposed to set a new standard for gaming. Then, just one month before its release date, it fell off the face of the earth.

Now, for the first time, you get a chance to play the mysterious game- from the inside . As you outsmart enemies, solve puzzles, and explore the island's hidden areas, you'll discover that there's more to this game than the world realized.

Escape from a Video Game is an innovative pick-your-plot story that promises two adventures for the price of one! The main adventure builds critical thinking skills by rewarding young readers for solving puzzles and making sound choices with non-stop action and huge plot twists. Once readers beat the video game within the book, they'll get a chance to hunt for every possible ending. Finding all the book's endings reveals a code that readers can use to unlock a secret story online.

Fans of the best-selling Trapped in a Video Game series, as well as new readers, will quickly come to appreciate the page-turning action to uncover more secrets about the mysterious video game company Bionosoft.

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The Titanic

YOU are aboard the Titanic, the world's largest ocean liner. The ship is sinking, and the ocean water is freezing. Will you survive?

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Mystery of the Mayhem Mansion

When Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang visit a famous mansion once owned by horror filmmakers Jeffrey and Madeline Mayhew, they discover they've arrived at a pretty creepy place. With its maze-like layout, strange stairways that abruptly end at the ceiling, doors opening to reveal brick walls or two-story drop-offs, and multiple secret passageways, the mansion has become a top tourist attraction. But with reports of ghosts with glowing eyes scaring away tourists, the gang know they must investigate the mansion and find out exactly who or what is at the bottom of this. And they need your help!"

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Can You Survive the Jungle?: An Interactive Survival Adventure

You're lost amid dangerous, unseen predators after your plane crashes in the Amazon jungle. By parachuting out of the plane, you landed safely, but you are all alone with little food and water. Do you: take off in search of rescue? Build a camp and try to signal rescuers? Head towards where you believe the downed plane and your pilot may have landed? YOU CHOOSE what you'll do next. The choices you make will either lead you to safety or to doom.

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21st December 2021

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End (Book 15)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End (Book 15)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is the series our readers read again and again. It's often the series which gets kids into reading because it's funny, easy to read, illustrated and you don't need to read the books in order. The paperback of The Deep End (book 15) is out now.

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