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Suggested Adventure/Survival Fiction for Kindergarten


Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for Kindergarten, but remember that each reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.

As the Clearwaters travel west, fearless Granny and Little Critter are jolted from the horse-drawn wagon and have many exotic adventures before being reunited with the rest of their family.

An Anaconda Ate My Homework by Alice Schertle

On his way home from school, Digby, unhappy about the ten pages of homework due the following day, is carried off to the jungle by a raptor and must escape from an extraordinary series of dangers using items from his backpack.

Feeling adventurous one day, a frog leaves her pond and sets out to visit the great sea she has heard so much about.

Hello World by Paul Beavis

Monster is bored, but Mr. and Mrs. Mo are too busy to play. Monster decides to go off on an adventure.

Lawn to Lawn by Dan Yaccarino

When their family moves away and leaves them behind, a group of lawn ornaments sets out on a dangerous trek across the country to try to find them.

Longing for adventure, intrepid Louise leaves her comfortable nest and goes to sea.

A Place to Call Home by Alexis Deacon

Seven hamster brothers, having outgrown their hole, begin an adventure-filled quest that takes them across seas and deserts, up a mountain, and through a labyrinth as they seek a new home.

Pomelo's Big Adventure by Ramona Badescu

Pomelo leaves his garden for the first time and goes on an adventure into the wide world. He meets up with many obstacles, learns to feel safe on his own, and makes his first real friend.

The Secret Staircase by Jill Barklem

Quite by accident, the young mice, Primrose and Wilfred, find a secret staircase in the Old Oak Palace which leads them to a magnificent surprise.

Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman

Afraid to face their mother after breaking her beautiful blue seashell, three bears set out on an high seas adventure to try to find a replacement.

Tim, Ted & the Pirates by Ian Whybrow

While Miss Wait reads a story to the class, Tim imagines that he and his stuffed animal Ted go on an adventure and meet pirates.

When the lights go out in the library, the storytime puppets set out on an adventure to find their missing friend, Hermit Crab.