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I can’t remember the name of these books, but they are old sci-fi children's books from the 80s about a professor who used his smoking pipe to teleport himself, a girl (I think his niece or grand daughter) and a boy through space to other worlds.

One story I remember was about them being teleported to a stadium in space that had three Suns.

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    Hi Justin, Welcome to Stackexchange ! Thank for posting a question with a helpful description in the title, and giving us the date! – AncientSwordRage May 9 '13 at 8:19
  • +1 I had these books too. I think they were Ladybird books. One of them ended with the boy having a neverending chocolate bar IIRC. – PhilPursglove May 9 '13 at 10:29
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This was the Professor Gamma series, written by the astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle and his son Geoffrey and published by Ladybird (in the UK, at least, and I recall them being quite British in a Professor Quatermass/Doctor Who style, so I think it's unlikely they were published elsewhere). The series of four books was:

  • +1 Was just about to post that, you got there first :) – Stan May 9 '13 at 12:37

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