The Big Adventure

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In this charming story from the blockbuster chapter-book series, Jack goes on a holiday!

In The Big Adventure, it's school holidays and Jack is excited to go camping with his family! Jack is especially excited for Sleeping in a tent, toasting marshmallows and going on adventures. But will one of his adventures take him a little further than he planned?

From the Australian Children's Laureate Sally Rippin comes this fantastic and beloved first chapter-book series. Every story follows Jack, a friendly, everyday kid who loves playing with his best friend, Billie. Created to help build emotional literacy, every book in the Hey Jack! series explores a particular emotion - such as worry, happiness, excitement or disappointment - in a relatable way for young readers. Whether it's about friends, family or feelings, there's no challenge Jack can't figure out!

With more than ten million books in print around the world, best-selling author Sally Rippin has helped a generation of readers love learning to read. Every Hey Jack! book is carefully designed with short chapters, decodable vocabulary and lots of illustrations, and there are no mountains of text or super-tricky words to intimidate the early reader. And there's plenty of stories in the series to explore!

For more wonderful series by Australian Children's Laureate Sally Rippin, check out the Billie B Brown and School of Monsters series.

Readers will love other books in the Hey Jack! series:
  • The Winning Goal
  • The Scary Solo
  • The Robot Blues
  • The Fire Truck
  • The Big Mess
  • The Class Party
  • and many more!