The Smugglers by Iain Lawrence

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Readers will relish this companion to the highly acclaimed adventure, The Wreckers:

Young John is charmed by the Dragon, the schooner he is planning to sail to London and use for the honest wool trade.  But a mysterious gentleman delivers an ominous warning to "steer clear of that ship," because the ship was "christened with blood."  The ship looks clever and quick, and the crew seems to know how to man it, but with such a warning John is left to wonder how well he really knows what lies ahead.  Will he heed the advice given by the mysterious man?  Or will he brave the unknown on his own?


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About Iain Lawrence

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Iain Lawrence is the author of many acclaimed novels.
 
Published March 10, 2009 by Yearling. 208 pages
Genres: Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Crowe, of course, is a pirate, as are the scalawags he’s hired, and in no time, John is trapped with the scurrilous crew.

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Now John Spencer and his merchant father want to use the boat for honest trade, but as soon as they purchase The Dragon, they seem to be touched by its curse: someone murders the captain they've hired before the ship sets sail;

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Kidz World

Iain Lawrence tells a whale of a tale with The Smugglers.

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