By: Dorling Kindersley
Genre: YFC - Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
Published by: Dorling Kindersley
Published: 5 Jan 2021
ISBN: 9780241440643


Dive into the world of The Secret Explorers and learn about ocean life in this action-packed first instalment in a brand-new fiction series. Meet The Secret Explorers! This group of brilliant kids come together from all four corners of the globe to fix problems, solve mysteries and gather knowledge all over the planet - and beyond. Whenever their help is needed, a special sign will appear on a door. They step through to the Exploration Station, and receive their mission…

In The Lost Whales, marine life expert Connor needs to use his underwater expertise to help save a pod of humpback whales that have lost their way. Along with space expert Roshni, he sets out in a submarine to search for a way to steer the whales back on track, but encounters unexpected problems along the way, including lost baby whales and a fleet of boats. Will The Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission? Packed with fun illustrations and facts about humpback whales, marine life, and how climate change is affecting the oceans, this thrilling adventure is perfect for emerging readers. The action-packed narrative keeps kids engaged and makes learning about the natural world fun.

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The Secret Explorers are a group of kids all with special interests who get whisked into the Exploration Station to help solve mysteries and problems around the world.

The first book in the series sees two of the kids, Connor and Roshni, head to Australia to help save a pod of whales who are swimming in the wrong direction.

Readers will love this story as they learn about whales, oceans and marine life. The story is fun, adventurous and action-packed, as well as being a great first introduction to learning about the world around us.

With pages of factual information at the back of each book, these will be a sure fire hit with your inquisitive students, Year 4 and up.

Reviewed by Michelle