The Secret Explorers and the Sunken Treasure (Paperback)

Meet the Secret Explorers! Children will be inspired to discover the world with these character-driven adventure stories for children aged 7 to 9 years old.

Learn about sharks and pirates in this ocean-themed installment of DK Books’ new educational fiction series for children.

Meet the Secret Explorers—a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a specialty, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a “secret exploration.” In this fun, fact-filled installment, Connor the marine expert and Kiki the engineer go off in search of pirate treasure, but find their plans have to change when they encounter a basking shark that’s in need of their help. Can the Secret Explorers find the treasure as well as rescue the shark? Only time will tell!

Let’s explore!

With a gripping narrative that keeps kids engaged, The Secret Explorers and the Sunken Treasure by S. J. King is the perfect book for children who are into all things nature. It’s written for children aged 7-9 years, with lots of information about ocean life, pirates, and sharks.

At the end of this fictional book, you’ll find “Connor’s Mission Notes” which is a summary of the scientific facts and discoveries made throughout the story. With fun illustrations, quizzes, and a glossary, the educational value of this book is outstanding and great for a classroom read!


Get ready to join the Secret Explorers Club

The Secret Explorers series is a reminder to kids that they are limited only by their imagination and teaches them that learning is fun! But most of all, these educational books encourage children to believe they can become experts in anything they love.

This edge-of-your-seat book for kids is packed with:

  • Fun facts and illustrations about ocean life
  • Simple and informative diagrams telling kids all they need to know about basking sharks
  • Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions

Complete the series

Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers’ latest fictional mission.

Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Take on an out-of-this-world mission in The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers. Take a trip up an erupting volcano in The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano. Travel to the arctic for a rescue mission in Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist. Visit the forests of North Carolina to save a species of endangered plant in The Secret Explorers and the Plant Poachers. Blast off to the moon in The Secret Explorers and the Moon Mission. Solve a spooky mystery in The Secret Explorers and the Haunted Castle. And travel to the desert in The Secret Explorers and the Desert Disappearance.
S. J. King loves museums, libraries, and building machines from scrap. King can usually be found exploring—from investigating tiny bugs, to trekking up enormous mountains.
Product Details ISBN: 9780744080384
ISBN-10: 074408038X
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: July 4th, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: The Secret Explorers