The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.
"Inspires the next generation of curious kids to go out into our world and discover something unexpected." -James Cameron, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and acclaimed film-maker
"Absolutely Brilliant! Explorer Academy is a fabulous feast for the mind and heart - a thrilling, inspiring journey with compelling characters, wonderous places, and the highest possible stakes. Just as there's only one planet Earth, there's only one series like this. Don't wait another instant to enjoy this phenomenal adventure!" -T.A. Barron, author of the Merlin Saga
"A fun, exciting, and action-oacked ride that kids will love." -J.J. Abrams, director and screenwriter of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Lost," "Alias"
"Explorer Academy is sure to awaken readers' inner adventurer and curiosity about the world around them. But you don't have to take my word for it, check out Cruz, Emmett, Sailor, and Lani's adventures for yourself!" -LeVar Burton, host of "Reading Rainbow" and "LeVar Burton Reads"
"In the midst of fast-paced action, Explorer Academy captures the power of learning through exploration. The excitement of hands-on discovery is modeled in Cruz's adventuresk, which encourages kids to take on the mind-set of explorers." -Daniel Raven-Ellison, National Geographic Explorer and Guerilla Geographer