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JOURNEYS & ADVENTURES BOOKS

Topic Books about Journeys and Adventures for Children EYFS & KS1

Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett

Sunny the Meerkat lives with his family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close...so close that one day Sunny decides it's just too crowded and leaves for an adventure. There's so much to enjoy, from the newspaper cuttings, postcards and wittily accurate information about each mongoose species Sunny visits on his journey. 

The Way Back Home

by Oliver Jeffers

One day, a boy finds an aeroplane in his cupboard. He didn’t remember leaving it in there, but he thinks he’ll take it out for a go right away. At first, the plane flies higher and higher - until suddenly, it runs out of petrol! The boy is stuck on the moon, but he is not alone...

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Jack and the Flum Flum Tree 

by Julia Donaldson

Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! The only cure is the fruit of the flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail. Can he succeed in collecting the precious fruit?

The Snail and the Whale

by Julia Donaldson

One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the tiny snail's big plan that saves the day!

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Mr Gumpy's Outing

by John Burningham

Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river. But the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, and flapping and the boat starts to rock. What will happen...?

Blown Away by Rob Biddulph

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin!It’s a windy day, and he has a brand new kite – but where’s he going? Penguin Blue and his friends go on a gloriously illustrated adventure full of good ideas, homesickness and the perils of kites.

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