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Dec 30, 2008
| ISBN 9780307486493
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Dec 30, 2008 | ISBN 9780307486493 | Middle Grade (8-12)
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.
Carol Hughes grew up in England, in a seaside town where her parents kept a small hotel. When she got older, she went to art school to study painting. Not long afterward, she moved to the United States and began… More about Carol Hughes
"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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