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Article  •  4 May 2023


Meet the characters from Billy and the Giant Adventure

Learn about the characters from Jamie Oliver's new children's book.

Welcome to Waterfall Woods! This is the magical world Jamie has created for his first children’s book Billy & The Giant Adventure (for 7-11 year olds). Friends Billy, Anna, Jimmy and Andy are out exploring when they stumble across a gate into another world… and so begins an adventure they’ll never forget.

'Billy and the Giant Adventure' book cover.

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Billy and the Giant Adventure Characters


…is a brave, gadget-obsessed 10-year-old boy, whose big heart and thirst for excitement see him go on all sorts of adventures.


…is a smart, fiercely independent girl who isn’t afraid to get stuck into any adventure that comes her way.


…is Billy’s nature-obsessed, kind-hearted best friend. He’s always there for his friends, and will do anything for them.


…is not to be underestimated! He’s smarter and braver than you think, and just when you reckon he isn’t paying attention, he’ll come out with the shiniest pearl of wisdom.


Want to know more? Check out this article to learn about the book and why Jamie Oliver wanted to write a children's novel. 

This article has been adapted from jamieoliver.com.

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Billy and the Giant Adventure
One pinch of adventure, a dash of friendship, a sprinkle of mystery and a HUGE spoonful of magic . . . Jamie Oliver, bestselling author and internationally renowned chef, delivers the perfect recipe for a page-turning children's fiction debut!
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