The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano


Author: SJ King

Meet the Secret Explorers! Children will be inspired to discover the world with these character-driven adventure stories for children aged 7 to 9 years old

Discover the power of an erupting volcano in this explosive instalment of DK Books' new educational fiction series for children.

Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a speciality, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a "secret exploration".

In this fun, fact-filled children's book, we join volcanoes expert Cheng on an exciting mission to Mount Yasur on the island of Vanuatu. Joined by biology expert Leah, the team are beyond excited to witness a real-life volcanic eruption.

But soon, excitement turns to worry when they realise that people are in danger, and must stage a heroic rescue mission. Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission!

Strap in!

With a thrilling narrative that keeps kids engaged, The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano book by SJ King is the perfect gift for children who are into all things earth-related. It's written for children aged 7-9 years, with lots of information on volcanoes, to give them a thrilling introduction to earth science.

At the end of the book, you'll find "Cheng's Mission Notes" which is a summary of all the scientific facts and discoveries made throughout the story. With fun illustrations, quizzes, and a vocabulary list, the educational value of this book is outstanding and great for a classroom read!

Get Ready to join the Secret Explorers Club

The Secret Explorers series is a reminder to kids that they are limited only by their imagination and teaches them that learning is fun! But most of all, these educational books encourage children to believe that they can become experts in something they love.

This edge-of-your-seat adventure book is packed with-

  • Fun facts and illustrations about the Earth's tectonic plates
  • Simple and engaging explanations on how volcanoes are formed
  • Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions

Complete the series
Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers' latest fictional mission.

Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Take on an out-of-this-world mission in The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers. Then take a trip to Borneo in The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers.

Recommended Age: 7-9

Format Paperback
Number of pages 128
Width 135 Millimeters
Thickness 13 Millimeters
Height 198 Millimeters
Unit weight 102 Grams