CSP Team Note: Smarties, are you looking for a new adventure series to explore with you kiddoe(s)? We have found the ULTIMATE LIST of already published binge worthy adventure series for your little smarty(s). We are fan favorites of the Chronicles of Narnia! However, this list has so many amazing options. It is going to be difficult to figure out which one to start with. Team Smarty would like to extend a thank you to Harper Collins Publishers for letting us re-publish this coveted list of MUST READ BINGE WORTHY BOOKS!
It can take months, years for a full series to become available, so if your kid’s an anxious reader who just wants to know what’s going to happen, waiting for the next book in a series can be utter agony! But never fear! Here are 18 complete series (over 70 books!) that readers ages 8+ can binge read all in one sitting. Ready? Set…READ!
Warriors: The Prophecies Begin
Dive into the world of Warriors with the first series by Erin Hunter! For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their ancestors. But the warrior code has been threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying—and some deaths are more mysterious than others.
From StacyPlays, creator of the mega-popular YouTube series Dogcraft, comes a thrilling Minecraft-inspired novel about Stacy, a girl raised by a pack of wolves and her quest to protect their shared forest home. Stacy and her pack patrols the forest to keep other animals safe, relying on her wits and each wolf’s unique abilities to accomplish risky rescue missions. But as the forest changes and new dangers begin lurking, are Stacy and the wolves prepared for the perils that await them?
The realm is at peace and dragons are few and far between. So Merlin decides to send the knights out on a real adventure to a world filled with the most terrible lizards of all: DINOSAURS! And that’s just the start of the hijinks you’ll find in this highly illustrated, fast-paced adventure series!
Gabe Conway and his friends discover a strange old map that leads them to a crumbling secret passage beneath San Francisco. From here, they find themselves bound to the magic of the elements and on an adventure to save the world from a power-hungry cult plotting to merge their world with a twisted parallel realm.
Gillian Seagret knows her father’s conspiracy theories about the lost technology of rocket scientist Dr. Aloysius Underburg are true — and she plans to prove it. When she discovers a missing page from Dr. Underberg’s diary in her father’s office, she thinks she’s found a big piece of the puzzle that could lead right to Dr. Underberg’s greatest invention. Enlisting the help of her brother and her friends, Gillian sets off on a journey into the ruins of Omega City, a vast doomsday bunker deep inside the earth. But while Gillian wants to bring Dr. Underberg’s secrets to light, there are others who will stop at nothing to make sure they stay buried . . . forever.
Wing & Claw
Raffa is a young apothecary who’s always loved the mysterious Forest of Wonders. When he cures an injured bat using a rare crimson vine, he finds himself swept up in a political plot to enslave the animals of the Forest of Wonders, and must find the courage to fight back against a corrupt Chancellor to save them and the forest he loves so much.
The Copernicus Legacy
When Wade’s uncle dies under suspicious circumstances, he and his three friends travel to Germany for the funeral where they learn that he left them a mysterious message. Now, un-coding the message may be the only way to figure out why he died and find twelve magical relics from a hidden past that unlock an ancient and guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world.
Years after Kara’s mother was convicted of witchcraft, she and her brother are still shunned by the people of their village who live in fear of magic and the mysterious forest that covers most of their island. When an unusual bird lures Kara into this forbidden forest, she discovers a secret about magic and who she really is that sets her destiny in motion.
There has always been an air of mystery surrounding the Helmsley family, and Archer B. Helmsley is no exception. Since his grandparents disappeared on an iceberg, Archer will need the help of a few memorable friends to rescue his grandparents and restore the Helmsley name!
The winged herds of Anok live in a world where war, kidnappings, and executions are commonplace. Once every hundred years, a black foal is born, prophesied to either unite or destroy the five herds of flying horses that live in Anok — fated to become the most powerful pegasus in all of the land. Star is this black foal. And the herd leaders want to execute him.
This New York Times bestselling series takes the reader to each of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. When Jack McKinley learns he’s going to die in a few short months, he must locate all seven magic Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders in order to save his life.
Septimus Heap, the seventh son of the seventh son, disappears the night he is born, pronounced dead by the midwife. That same night, the baby’s father, Silas Heap, comes across an abandoned child in the snow — a newborn girl with violet eyes. Who is this mysterious baby girl, and what really happened to the Heaps’ beloved son Septimus?
When Prue’s baby brother is abducted by crows and taken to the Impassable Wilderness, a tangled forest on the edge of Portland, she and her friend Curtis set out to rescue him. In the wilderness, they discover a secret world full of warring creatures and must find a way to rescue Prue’s brother and make it out alive.
Though the occupancies of Dumfrey’s Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders are not necessarily supernatural, they do have some extraordinary, mystical talents. Using these gifts, four orphans set out to solve a series of murders and explore the secret about their pasts.
A Riddle in Ruby
Ruby Teach, daughter of a smuggler and pirate, has been learning how to swindle and steal and pick the most complex locks for as long as she can remember. But a collision with aristocratic young lord Athen sends her spinning into chaos. Little did she know that her whole life has been spent in hiding from nefarious secret societies and the Royal Navy . . . who are both now on her trail.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
If you like tragic, miserable stories, then this series is for you. From the bad beginning to the bitter end, these books follow the most unfortunate lives of the Baudelaire orphans after their parents are killed in a most mysterious fire.
For generations, Finn’s family has protected Darkmouth from the fierce magical creatures known as Legends. But now, the Legends are plotting a major attack, and the world’s most unlikely hero is all the stands between them and the world.
The Chronicles of Narnia
Fantastic creatures, heroic deeds, epic battles in the war between good and evil, and unforgettable adventures come together in this world where magic meets reality, which has been enchanting readers of all ages for over sixty years.
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