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Target Books' Doctor Who output in 1977 was Fourth Doctor-centric. It contained mostly adaptations of stories from the programme's 13th and 14th seasons. It was the first year since 1973 in which no Second Doctor stories were adapted. Finally, the year saw the launch of a whole new range of educational books under the Doctor Who Discovers banner.


No. Title Author Doctor Featuring Based on Released
008 Doctor Who and the Carnival of Monsters Terrance Dicks 3rd Jo Carnival of Monsters 20 January 1977
055 Doctor Who and the Seeds of Doom Philip Hinchcliffe 4th Sarah, Krynoids The Seeds of Doom 17 February 1977
017 Doctor Who and the Dalek Invasion of Earth Terrance Dicks 1st Susan, Ian, Barbara, Daleks The Dalek Invasion of Earth 24 March 1977
010 Doctor Who and the Claws of Axos 3rd Jo, the Brigadier, Yates, Benton, the Master, Axons The Claws of Axos 21 April 1977
004 Doctor Who and the Ark in Space Ian Marter 4th Sarah, Harry, Wirrn The Ark in Space 10 May 1977
007 Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius Terrance Dicks Sarah, Morbius, Sisterhood of Karn The Brain of Morbius 23 June 1977
047 The Planet of Evil Sarah Planet of Evil 18 August 1977
044 Doctor Who and the Mutants 3rd Jo The Mutants 29 September 1977
019 Doctor Who and the Deadly Assassin 4th Borusa, The Master The Deadly Assassin 20 October 1977
061 Doctor Who and the Talons of Weng-Chiang Leela, Jago, Litefoot, Mr Sin, Li H'sen Chang, Weng-Chiang The Talons of Weng-Chiang 15 November 1977
042 Doctor Who and the Masque of Mandragora Philip Hinchcliffe Sarah, Mandragora Helix The Masque of Mandragora 8 December 1977

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Other Books[]

Title Author Released
The Second Doctor Who Monster Book Terrance Dicks 20 October 1977
Doctor Who Discovers Early Man Fred Newman 17 November 1977
Doctor Who Discovers Prehistoric Animals
Doctor Who Discovers Space Travel

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