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The Secret Book Quest

Welcome to The Secret Book Quest!

The Secret Book Quest is an exciting new reading challenge for children ages 5 and up. Read a total of 50 books to collect all the stickers, decipher the code, and win a special prize.

Join Pip, Zena and Libro the cat on a unique reading adventure through 10 themed worlds, beautifully illustrated by Emily Fox.

Get a certificate when you reach halfway (25 books) and another when you finish (50 books), along with a finisher’s prize.

How to take part!

To sign up for FREE, simply visit your local library and speak to a member of staff. Explore your local library discover your first books, and begin your quest!

You will receive your very own Secret Book Quest journal, the first sticker in your collection.

Book lists

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More Challenges

Find more challenges


Are you in Devon or Torbay?

Find your local library and/or search our catalogue at and Don’t forget to sign up to our exciting new interactive digital website!

Collect your bookmark from your local library to record the secret codes for the new digital interactive website.

Prize Draw

Read more about the prize draw

Interactive website

Explore the new digital zones

The Secret Book Quest booklet, library cards in a Libraries Unlimited library

For libraries

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Libraries Unlimited believes…

…in the unlimited potential of library services to make a positive difference to people’s lives and communities through a shared love of reading and access to high quality information and facilities.