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Happy House Books, a division of Random House, published a series of Indiana Jones activity books in the 1980s based on Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark
Coloring/Activity Book

Illustrator: Ken Barr
Published: 1981

Color and Activity Book from Happy House. Paperback, color cover. Action-packed pages to color plus mazes, word searches, dot-to-dots, color-by-number pictures, cut-outs, and more. Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie!

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Raiders of the Lost Ark
Things to Do and Color
Illustrator: Ken Barr
Published: 1981

Color and Activity Book from Happy House. Paperback, color cover. Action-packed pages to color plus mazes, word searches, dot-to-dots, color-by-number pictures, cut-outs, and more. Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie!

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Temple of Doom Puzzle Book
Author: Judith Conway
Illustrator: Patricia J Wynne
Published: April 1984

Word searches, mazes, crosswords, and much more! Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie! Short Round, Willie, and Indiana Jones are exploring the tunnels under the Pankot Palace. Can you help them find their way to the underground temple without crossingany lines?

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Indiana Jones' Adventure Puzzles
Author: Ellen Rudin
Illustrator: Daniel Kirk
Published: May 12, 1984

Message mazes, crosswords, brain teasers, and much more! Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie! Act fast: Indy's champagne was poisoned! He needs the antidote quickly. Help Indy get to the antidote without crossing any lines. Watch out for his enemies! Down to disaster: Indiana Jones is hanging by his feet over a deep ravine. If you can figure out how to read the hidden message, Indy will be saved.

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Short Round's Action Puzzles
Author: Judith Conaway
Illustrator: Daniel Kirk
Published: April 1984

This book contains crosswords, word games, codes, mazes related to the adventures of Short Round and Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Mazes, crosswords, pencil games, and much more! Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie!

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Willie and Indy's Pencil Games
Author: Barbara McCall
Illustrator: Ken Barr
Published: April 1984

This book contains word games, picture matching puzzles, word finds, and mazes related to the adventures of Willie Scott and Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Crosswords, secret codes, mazes, and much more! Based on exciting scenes from the new adventure movie!

Price Stern Sloan, which published Mad Libs since 1958 and other activity books, is now under Penguin Group.

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Indiana Jones and his Life of Adventure
Authors: Philip Chidlow, Lionel Grigson
Illustrator: Tony Kerins
Published: 1989

This is a Questron Super Q Adventure Book published by Price Stern Sloan. Covering the first three theatrical movies, the activity book introduces each puzzle with an in-universe entry presented as having been written by Indiana Jones from his collection of "notebooks and essays." Get set, program and go! Super Q Adventure Books challenge players with thrilling mysteries, fascinating puzzles and dramatic escapes as Super Q-ers travel to strange and faraway places.

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Indiana Jones Mad Libs
Author: Leonard Stern
Published: May 1, 2008

Indiana Jones is back in the fourth installment of one of the most successful movie series ever made — and Mad Libs is ready for all of the adventure. Indiana Jones Mad Libs includes the previous three movies plus the newest: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Mad Libs is fun to play with friends, but you can also play it by yourself! You can fold the page back to keep yourself from peeking. Fill in the blanks below with the words called for. Then, using the words you selected, fill in the blanks in the story.

Golden Books Publishing Company released puzzle and coloring books since the 1920s, and was acquired by Random House in 2001.

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Young Indiana Jones Chronicles:
A Big Color/Activity Book

Published: 1992

Maze: get Indy's ship to Egypt. Indy's archaeological word search. Helen's friend Ted Lawrence (who was later called Lawrence of Arabia) told ghost stories by the campfire. Dynamite cleared the road leading to the tomb of Kha. Ned read, "all who enter here shall be burned by my fire." Young Indy vowed that one day he'd find the fire-eyed jackal!

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Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Puzzles

Published: 1992

See-a-word, matchups, mazes & more. Puzzles galore! That's what you'll find in these golden books featuring a fun activity on every page. Example: help Indy pack for British East Africa by circling all the things he'll need to take along. Enjoy solving word searches, codes, mazes, and more! And these books spotlight your favorite licensed characters, too. Look for other books in the Golden Puzzles series in stores near you.

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Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Perilous Puzzles

Published: August 1, 1992

Color action photos! A collection of puzzles: crossword, find the words, maze, decipher the code, etc. Puzzle example: Hidden Hieroglyphs. The ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphs for writing. Each picture stood for a different spoken sound. In this secret code, each symbol stands for a different letter of the English alphabet. Substitute the correct letter for each symbol and solve Indy's secret message.

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Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Sticker Fun

Published: October 1, 1992

A 12 page book of stickers. Beginning in the 1920s and 1930s, Western published a wide range of children books including puzzle and coloring books. By 1997, Western Publishing was absorbed into the Golden Books Publishing Company. Golden Books Family Entertainment was acquired by Random House in a bankruptcy auction on August 16, 2001.

Scholastic Inc. is a global book publishing company known for publishing educational materials for schools, teachers, and parents, and selling and distributing them by mail order and via book clubs and book fairs.

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Young Indiana Jones in the Curse of Kha
Author: Owen Williams
Artist: Paddy Mounter
Published: 1993

This is a spooky story where you must work out the puzzles on each page to solve the mystery. It is 1908 and young Indiana Jones is in Egypt. During a visit to an archaeological dig, a tomb protected by a terrifying curse is uncovered. When a terrible accident happens in the tomb, Indy decides to investigate and finds himself plunged into danger. Can you help him solve the mystery? Dare you join him as he braves the curse of Kha?

Dorling Kindersley is an international publishing company specializing in reference books for adults and children.

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Golden Treasure Sticker Book
Published: May 1, 2008

Since his debut in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark, fans have followed the adventures of learned scholar and hunky professor Indiana Jones. He is the unlikely action-hero who undertakes perilous adventures involving snakes, rats, spiders, and villains, in order to stop powerful, mystical artifacts from falling into the wrong hands. With a fourth installment underway, fans can brush up on their Indy knowledge and relive the archeologist's best--and worst--moments. Follow the clues, use the stickers, and find the treasure in this unique sticker book that allows readers to join Indy on three of his treasure-filled quests.

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Heroes and Villains Sticker Book
Published: May 1, 2008

With 60 stickers made with stunning artwork, photographs, and movie stills, readers can help Indy, Shortstop, and other friends fight off the evil villains from the first three Indy flicks. Since his debut in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark, fans have followed the adventures of learned scholar and hunky professor Indiana Jones. He is the unlikely action-hero who undertakes perilous adventures involving snakes, rats, spiders, and villains, in order to stop powerful, mystical artifacts from falling into the wrong hands. With a fourth installment underway, fans can brush up on their Indy knowledge and relive the archeologist's best - and worst - moments.

Modern Publishing is a privately owned mass-market children’s book publisher specializing in coloring and activity books.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Giant Coloring and Activity Book 1 - Ready for Action!
Published: May 7, 2008

Giant Coloring and Activity book. Fun activities and scenes to color from the new movie - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Includes 4 collector's cards on back cover. Paperback, 96 pages.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Giant Coloring and Activity Book 2 - A New Adventure!
Published: May 7, 2008

Giant Coloring and Activity book. Fun activities and scenes to color from the new movie - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Includes 2 postcards on back cover. Paperback, 96 pages.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Activity Book With Stickers
Published: May 7, 2008

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Activity book with stickers. Fun scenes and stickers from the new movie - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Includes 2 mini posters on back covers. Paperback, 32 pages.

HarperCollins published this UK puzzle book movie tie-in.

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Activity Book
Published: May 22, 2008

Indiana Jones is back! And this time he has even more crypts to conquer and more treasures to discover. Twenty years on from The Last Crusade, Indy is picking up the fedora and bullwhip once again - this time on the hunt for the Crystal Skull. Battle your way through the land and help Indy crack all of the clues, puzzles and games and guide him to his destiny in this cool adventure activity book. Packed with images from the most anticipated movie of 2008, join in with all the thrills and spills of the newest Indiana Jones adventure.

Pedigree Books Ltd. is a publisher of children's annuals in the United Kingdom including those based the Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises.

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Indiana Jones Activity Annual
Published: June 1, 2008

Contents: Indiana Jones Profile, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Wordsearch, Crossword, Adventurer Quiz, Spot The Difference, Mystical Maze, Temple Of Doom, Code Cracker, Skull Squares, Magic Scroll, The Treasures, Last Crusade, Mutt Williams Profile, Marion Ravenwood Profile, Harold Oxley Profile, Dr Irina Spalko Profile, Antonin Dovchenko Profile, George McHale Profile, The Crystal Skull Profile, Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, Colour By Numbers, Which Whip, Odd Icons, The Eyes Have It, Answers.

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Indiana Jones Winter Activity Annual
Published: September 1, 2008

Contents: Creepy Critters, Friends and Foes, A Quick Getaway, Indiana Jones Poster, Foul Food, A Message From Ox, The Temple of Doom Poster, Spot the Difference, Crusade Crossword, Last Crusade Poster, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Poster, Indiana Jones Poster, Which City?, Colour Race, Skull Search, Mutt Poster, Indy by Numbers Quiz, Indiana Jones Poster, Indy's Idol Maze, Hot Wheels, Answers.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Annual 2009
Published: September 1, 2008

While mostly focusing on the fourth movie, this hardcover book retells the stories of all four theatrical films, and includes activities and puzzles based on the movies. The annual contains an abridged timeline of Indiana Jones's life. Focused mainly on the films, it does, however, reference events from the Expanded Adventures.

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Indiana Jones Annual 2010
Published: September 1, 2009

Contents: Indiana Jones Timeline, Indiana Jones Profile, Raiders of the Lost Ark Character Profiles, Story, Quizzes, Spot the Difference, Who am I?, Word Search, Who Said What?, 10 Questions About..., Temple of Doom Character Profiles, Story, Spot the Difference, Word Search, Colour by Numbers, Last Crusade Character Profiles, Story, Spot the Difference, Word Search, Colour by Numbers, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Character Profiles, Story, Spot the Difference, Word Search, Hero or Villain?, Match the Characters, True or False?, Answers.

 

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