In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber (Bloody Jack Adventures #4) (Paperback)

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A school outing goes awry as Jacky and her classmates are abducted and forced into the hold of the Bloodhound, a ship bound for the slave markets on the Barbary Coast. All of Jacky’s ingenuity, determination, and plain old good luck will be put to the test as she rallies her delicate classmates to fight together and become their own rescuers.

    
 

About the Author


L. A. Meyer (1942–2014) was the acclaimed writer of the Bloody Jack Adventure series, which follows the exploits of an impetuous heroine who has fought her way up from the squalid streets of London to become an adventurer of the highest order. Mr. Meyer was an art teacher, an illustrator, a designer, a naval officer, and a gallery owner. All of those experiences helped him in the writing of his curious tales of the beloved Jacky Faber. Visit www.jackyfaber.com for more information on the author and his books.
 

Praise For…


"Another winner . . . Thoroughly delightful."--VOYA
"The real pleasure comes from watching this cunning, unconventional, warmhearted heroine in action."--Booklist
"This exciting high seas adventure blows by at gale force."--The Horn Book Guide


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152061661
ISBN-10: 0152061665
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 2008
Pages: 528
Language: English
Series: Bloody Jack Adventures