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Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves

Written by Carol HughesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Carol Hughes


· Yearling
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· December 30, 2008 · $5.99 · 978-0-307-48649-3 (0-307-48649-4)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Jack Black is thrilled when his father, the captain of the largest airship in the world, invites him on the ship’s maiden voyage. Once aloft, Jack overhears a plot to sabotage the ship. But before he can tell his father, Jack falls, plummeting through the air to be caught in the sails of a pirate ship. Now Jack must try to convince a crew of thieves to rescue his father. . . .

In this robust blend of fantasy and whirlwind adventure, Carol Hughes confronts the difficult, real-life issues of trust, loyalty, and deception.


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"With a swashbuckling style and an imagination in overdrive, Hughes grabs readers on page one and never lets go." --Publishers Weekly


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