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THE TARANAUTS SERIES

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TARANAUTS 1 – THE QUEST FOR THE SHYN EMERALDS

Join the Taranauts in a fun, exciting and – phew! – dangerous adventure – in another universe!

Shyn, Dazl, Glo, Shimr, Lustr, Sparkl, Syntilla, Glytr… These are the bright, shining worlds of a whole different Universe called Mithya. But now all eight are in darkness. Mithyas’s 32 stars have been seized by Shaap Azur, the wicked twin of Emperaza Shoon Ya.

The people of Mithya are horrified and heartbroken, until three brave and gifted Taranauts – Zarpa, Zvala and Tufan – come to their rescue. Time is short. And the young Taranauts are up against many challenges, including the Bottomless Well, the Castle of Confusion, the Jungle of Jeopardy, as well as mindboggling mazes and riddles. Can the threesome  win against the fearsome Shaap Azur and bring the stars back?

Will Mithya shine again?

Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 2 – THE RIDDLE OF THE LUSTR SAPPHIRES

Zip away with the Taranauts on another thrilling mission – in a different world!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla, and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all the 32 stars of Tara. All seemed lost, until Taranauts Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright, brave and gifted mithyakins – set out on the difficult and dangerous quest to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

Having set free the four Emeralds of Shyn, the Taranauts are now racing against the dingdial to track down the Sapphires of Lustr. But the wily Shaap Azur has made the challenge tougher than ever – this time, all the riddles are hidden in Lustr’s baffling, brain-scrambling Mayazaal! To make things worse, the Demazurs are hot on their trail.

Can the Taranauts call upon all their reserves of strength, skills and talent as they battle
vicious flowers, weeping trees, vengeful minimits and their own doubts about their mysterious companion, Zubreymunyun?

Will Mithya shine again? Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 3 – THE SECRET OF THE SPARKL AMETHYSTS

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all their 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

This time, the Taranauts travel to Zarpa’s home world of Sparkl to rescue the four Amethysts, only to discover that Shaap Azur has upped the stakes like never before. They have to win four deadly games against wily opponents, seen and unseen! What’s more, Shaap Azur’s henchman Ograzur Dusht has launched a secret search for a spy in Shoon Ya’s camp!

Will Zarpa be able to beat the sandinger at 3-D SeeZee? Can Tufan rout Mog Ambow at Lunascoot Latang? Does Zvala have what it takes to crack the mindbenders in Brain Drain? And can the Taranauts defeat the Downsiders at a crooked game of Bel Nolo?

Will Sparkl get back its stars? Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 4 – THE RACE FOR THE GLO RUBIES

Three worlds shining, on to the fourth! Race away with the Taranauts to another heart-stopping adventure – at glo!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all the 32 stars. There was no hope Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

With three successful rescues under their belts, the Taranauts head west to Glo, determined to notch up another win against their foes. But things take a nasty turn right at the start – the Marani of Glo is taken hostage! What’s worse, Ograzur Duht now has a secret agent in the Taranauts’ camp, a spy who is known only by the code name Dro Hie.

Can the Taranauts get safely across the fearsome Budbudana and the treacherous cliff paths of Pur Butte? Will they survive the motion-sensitive lightning hurlers of Wilderwolf Gorge? Does the pink-crested warbler break up Zarpa and Zvala’s friendship forever? And who is the traitor Dro Hie?

Will Glo get its Rubies back? Read and find out

TARANAUTS 5 – THE MYSTERY OF THE SYNTILLA SILVERS

One half of Mithya shining, another half still in the dark – slide away with the Taranauts on another thrilling, “chilling” adventure!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all its 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Avala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

At the end of four missions, the score reads 4-0 in favour of the Taranauts. Nervous and desperate, Shaap Azur’s Ograzurs are in attack mode, taking the war to the enemy at impregnable Kay Laas! The attempt fails, and the Taranauts zip away to the icy world of Syntilla, but Eye-in-the-Sky has other tricks up his sleeve.

Will the giant Syntillakos, still grieving over the sudden drying up of their life-giving Bisibrooks Waterway, rise up to help the Taranauts? Can our heroes negotiate the booby-trapped Bell Trail without a team of kurmoises? Will they be able to overcome the shocking horrors that await them at Lake Shawksar Ovar?

Will the Silvers shine down again on Syntilla? Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 6 – THE KEY TO THE SHIMR CITRINES

Slipslide with the Taranauts into the deep dark heart of Shimr and into their most dangerous mission yet!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all its 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

After five successful missions – each of which has tested their wits, courage and team spirit – the Taranauts head for the blazing hot world of Shimr in search of the golden Citrines. Meanwhile, determined to stop them, a brand new army of Mithya’s Most Ruthless goes into full combat mode.

Will all three Taranauts make it safely through the Bhoolabyrinth? Can Tufan survive the oxdrogen-deprived darkness of the underground city of Oop R’Ville? What is the secret of the Drip-Trip Cave? And how in Kay Laas will they tackle the most unexpected problem of them all – mithyakos who don’t want their stars rescued?

Will the Citrines return to Tara? Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 7 – THE SEARCH FOR THE GLYTR TURQUOISES

Join the intrepid Taranauts on their most formidable mission as the action shifts into high gear on glytr’s terror trail!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all its 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

Six times they have been stretched to the limit, and six times – undaunted by mind-boggling riddles, monsters and mayhem – the Taranauts have returned successful. Now they are headed for the razzle-dazzle of Glytr’s capital city, Boom Bolly Bay, where, unknown to them, Shaap Azur has changed the rules of the terror game.

Can the Taranauts save a hazillion unsuspecting Glytrkos from ‘bubbling, burbling death’? Will Zarpa succeed in preventing a terrible tragedy at the Bel Nolo Inter-World Cup Final? And where in the world has Shaap imprisoned Max Moolah, the 15-octon-old heir to BBBay’s biggest fortune?

Will the Turquoises shine down on Glytr again? Read and find out!

TARANAUTS 8 – THE MAGIC OF THE DAZL CORALS

A great war looming, and four Tarasuns still to be rescued! Take flight with the Taranauts on their incredible final adventure!

Mithya’s eight worlds – Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr – were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all its 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala – three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts – set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya.

Seven missions later, the Taranauts have reason to be proud – they have successfully returned 28 Tarasuns to Tara. But there is little time for celebrations – the Corals are still to be rescued, and Shaap Azur, determined not to go down without a fight, is preparing to unleash a terrible war.

Will the Taranauts survive the deadly dangers that await them in the Dil of Darkness? Will the giglworms return to the Forest of Gul Izta and make the Dazlkos well again? Can Emperaza Shoon Ya find a way to save the mithyakos from the bloody destruction of The Great Zamara?

Who will emerge victorious, and who will be banished to the Fiery Lands? Read and find out!

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Weight 950 g
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9789350096505

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