Calling young adventurers! Guess which book characters live on each of the seven islands on the treasure map below.
7 islands, 7 book characters. Can you solve them all? Just click on each island and enter your answer in the box.
We’ll tell you if your guess is nearly correct, but remember we’re looking for the name of the character from a book, not the book’s title – and check your spelling!
Once you’ve guessed all seven clues correctly, you’ll be able to download a certificate to tell everyone you’re a bookish genius.
20 clues, 20 book titles. Can you solve them all? Just click on each clue and enter your answer in the box.
Notes for playing:
Book Island Challenge is created by the team at National Book Tokens for book-loving children. National Book Tokens have been inspiring booklovers since 1932. We work to encourage a lifelong love of reading among children everywhere. Accepted in thousands of bookshops, National Book Tokens gift cards are the perfect way to reward and inspire.
Book Island Challenge is illustrated by Sofia Hericson, who loves to draw donuts. Sofia enjoys reading fantasy and sci-fi books that take her to another world.
Congratulations – you’ve found our bonus clue! Solve the riddle below and we’ll pick one bookworm to win a bundle of books and a Books Are My Bag tote every week until Christmas.
I've a forest within but no trees to be spied;Travellers are welcome, no passports required.I can offer the past or the future, you choose -Find your teacher or mentor, your prophet or muse.I have many volumes yet often I'm hushed,My stillness a refuge - in me you can trust.In me you'll meet heroes, adventurers, spies,Lovers and lawyers and gods - what am I?
Can you spot the book titles? Just click on each clue and enter your answer in the box.
Save your progress as you go.
(Are you finding the clues too tricky? Just click ‘show answer’ and all will be revealed!)
Even if you don’t get all 20, you could still win a National Book Token.