Case in point, the new Dennis the Menace and Gnasher book The Golden Catapult by Cavan Scott and Nigel Parkinson. On his blog, Cavan says "The Golden Catapult is a bit different. It’s part novel, part comic, part puzzle, and stars loads of Beanotown favourites including Dennis, Minnie the Minx, Roger the Dodger, Calamity James and the Bash Street Kids".
The book is to be published by Puffin on 1st October and they describe it as:
"STONKING STORY! COOL COMICS! AWESOME ACTIVITIES!
When Dennis, Gnasher and the rest of the infamous Menace Squad find out about a rare and legendary artifact, they set off on an amazing adventure to track it down. Only the most menacey Menace will get to it first!
Read the story and complete the puzzles to find out who will reach . . . THE GOLDEN CATAPULT!"